Auction 136, Lot 768

"Le Rollier vulgaire, Femelle. No. 33", Levaillant, Francois

Subject: Birds

Period: 1806 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de Paradis et des Rolliers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 20 inches
34.3 x 50.8 cm

This magnificent female Roller bird was drawn by Jacques Barraband, engraved by Peree, and printed by Rousset. The Roller bird derives its name from its ability to roll or turn over during flight.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/1/2011

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