Description: Antique print titled ‘Fringilla Carduelis’. This print depicts the European Goldfinch (Dutch: putter). The European goldfinch or goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), is a small passerine bird in the finch family that is native to Europe, North Africa and western Asia. It has been introduced to other areas including Australia, New Zealand and Uruguay.
This print originates from ‘Nederlandsche Vogelen; volgens hunne huisdouding, aert, en eigenschappen beschreeven’, Amsterdam, 1770-1829 by C. Nozeman, M. Houttuyn and J.C. Sepp. This is the most important and first study in the Netherlands of ornithology at that time. The birds are depicted as they are in life, said to be depicted close to life sized and in their environment.
Original text page included.
Artists and engravers: This monumental work is associated with Christiaan Andreas Sepp, Jan Christiaan Sepp, Jan Sepp, Cornelis Nozeman, Martinus Houttuyn and Coenraad Jacob Temminck.
- Date: 1809
- Overall size: 37 x 53 cm.
- Image size: 29.2 x 41.8 cm.
- Condition: Very good. General age-related toning. Please study image carefully.
- Purchase code: BG-05991-171
- Price: 319,5 Euro / 377 USD / 5.450.000 IDR