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La Perruche Latham. Pl. 62 1801-1805.

**Jacques Barraband** (1767-1809), a superlative bird artist, had worked in a variety of environments: in the Gobelin tapestry works, and at the Sèvres porcelain factory. His most important work was a set of approximateley 300 drawings for the scientist **François Levaillant's** three ornithological monographs, including the *Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de Paradis.*
 
*"Barraband's drawings for the 'Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis' place him at the forefront of French ornithological artists at the beginning of the nineteenth century. He combines artistic ability of a high order with good taste and a rare aesthetic sense."*  (Dance, The Art of Natural History).

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La Perruche Latham. Pl. 62

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Category:  Prints > Natural History

Old, antique print by J. Barraband.

Title: La Perruche Latham. Pl. 62

Plate size (not including margins): 330 x 260mm (12.99 x 10.24 inches).
Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand.
Condition: Excellent.
Condition RatingA+.

From: F. Levaillant,*Histoire naturelle des Perroquets. Paris, 1801-1805.*

**Jacques Barraband** (1767-1809), a superlative bird artist, had worked in a variety of environments: in the Gobelin tapestry works, and at the Sèvres porcelain factory. His most important work was a set of approximateley 300 drawings for the scientist **François Levaillant's** three ornithological monographs, including the *Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de Paradis.*
 
*"Barraband's drawings for the 'Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis' place him at the forefront of French ornithological artists at the beginning of the nineteenth century. He combines artistic ability of a high order with good taste and a rare aesthetic sense."*  (Dance, The Art of Natural History).