John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)Carolina ParrotSeries: From Plate 26, No. 6 for The Birds of America
Medium: Engraving with hand-coloring
Printer: Hand-colored by R. Haven
Size: 34 1/4 x 24 7/8 (sheet)
Description: 'The Carolina Parrot' from Audubon's huge four-volume set of hand-colored engravings, 'The Birds of America,' is one of only six pieces out of the 435 that features a species which is now extinct. The artist's paintings were engraved by William Lizars and Robert Havell. The set is generally regarded as the best bird book ever made.
Condition: J. Whatman watermark (left margin)
Stock Number: 51526c