Rare Birds in the Royal Menagerie at Versailles

1676
Nicolas Robert (French, 1614–1685)


Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin Ornament Cat. 1820

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.6 × 32.3 cm (8 7/8 × 12 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

34.1463

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Demoiselle cranes, cassowary*, gray heron, ibis. *double wattled cassowaries (1991 via Hood Museum in Age of Marvellous).

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; 1934, purchased by MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

George Nixon Black Fund