BG-05991-204

Nederlandsche Vogelen - Sepp & Nozeman (1829)

  • Condition: Good. Marginal staining and foxing. General age-related toning. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1829
  • Overall size: 37 x 53 cm.
  • Image size: 33.5 x 49 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Nederlandsche Vogelen V. deel'. Original frontispiece (5th volume) of '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.

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.