[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with large margins. Plate 172 x 102mm (6¾ x 4").
Francois Levaillant (1753-1824) the French author, explorer, naturalist, zoological collector and noted ornithologist. He published his 'Histoire des oiseaux d'Afrique' and continued to publish volumes on his bird discoveries. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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