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Le Geai blue (mâle) Garrulus cristatus (Vieillot) ½ nature. Le Pic à baguettes dorées (femelle) Picus auratus (Gmelin) ½ nature. Amérique Sept.le.
Le Geai blue (mâle) Garrulus cristatus (Vieillot) ½ nature. Le Pic à baguettes dorées (femelle) Picus auratus (Gmelin) ½ nature. Amérique Sept.le.
Edouard Travies.
Imp. par Lemercier. Paris E. Savary et C.ie place du Louvre 10. [n.d. c.1857.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph. 370 x 540mm. 14½ x 21¼". Few spots.
A blue jay and a golden winged woodpecker, from Edouard Traviés (1809-1865) 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables'.
[Ref: 21906]   £420.00  
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[Bluwe Shrike.] Pie-grièche Bleue.
[Bluwe Shrike.] Pie-grièche Bleue. Lanius bicolor (Gmelin.) Grandeur naturelle. de Madagascar.
Edouard Traviés. Imp. Lemercier a Paris.
Paris, Victor Delarue, Place de Louvre, 10. [n.d., c.1857.]
Lithograph with exceptionally fine hand colour. Printed area 310 x 400mm (12¼ x 15¾"). Wear to edges.
A blue skrike of Madagascar pearched on a creeper eying a butterfly. Edouard Traviès (1809 - 1865) was one of the greatest ornithological artists of the 19th century, painting the birds in their natural habitat. His finest work was 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables par leurs formes et leurs coleurs. Scenes variees de leurs moeurs & de leur habitudes'.
[Ref: 33883]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Thrush, greenfinch, sparrow and finch]
[Thrush, greenfinch, sparrow and finch] La grive litorne, le verdier, le moineau-franc et le pinçon. Souvenirs du Chasseur.
Edouard Traviés [signed in plate]. Imp. Lemercier Paris.
Paris, E. Savary et C.e Place du Louvre 10. London, E. Gambart & Co. [c.1850]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph with gum arabic, sheet 610 x 435mm (24 x 17"). Savary blindstamp bottom left.
Dead game hanging by string in tromp-l'oeil frame. One of a series of lithographs of dead quarry, 'Souvenirs du chasseur' by Edouard Traviès (1809 - 1865), animal painter and illustrator. Traviès was born in Doullens in the Somme district of France in March 1809, the younger brother of the caricaturist Charles Joseph Traviès de Villier (1804-1859). Throughout his career he concentrated on natural history subjects, both in watercolour (he exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon between 1831 and 1866) and lithography, as here.
For another plate from the same set see ref. 22489. Provenance: Edge Hall Library, Cheshire
[Ref: 46771]   £450.00  
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Le Chardonneret et son nid. __ Sure une branche de Pommier a fleurs doubles (Buffon.) Fringilla carduelis (Linné). 49.
Le Chardonneret et son nid. __ Sure une branche de Pommier a fleurs doubles (Buffon.) Fringilla carduelis (Linné). 49. Europe.
Edouard Traviés [lithographed into plate.] Imp. Lemercier a Paris.
Paris, Berrieux, Edit. rue de Rivoli 36. London, E. Gambart & Co. [n.d. c.1857.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. 368 x 494mm. 14½ x 19½". Some toning around the edges.
A goldfinch standing on the edge of her nest, the male flying in with more twigs to make the nest. From Edouard Traviés (1809-1865) "Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables".
[Ref: 21730]   £350.00  
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[Great Reed Warbler] 26. L'Efarvatte et son nid. Grandeur naturelle.
[Great Reed Warbler] 26. L'Efarvatte et son nid. Grandeur naturelle. Sylvia arundinacea (Latham.) Europe.
Edouard Traviés.
London pub by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berniers S.t.
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 490 x 375mm (19¼ x 14¾"). Printseller's blindstamp.
A great reed warbler on its distinctive nest. Plate 26 of the series 'Les oiseaux les plus remarquables par leurs formes et leurs couleurs'.
[Ref: 50624]   £360.00  
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Macédoines No.11. Greyhound & Spaniel.
Macédoines No.11. Greyhound & Spaniel.
E.d. Traviés.
Paris Berrieux .r. rue des Grnads Augustins 1g. London Gambart et c. 25 Berners St, Oxford St. [n.d., c.1840].
Coloured lithograph, printed area 220 x 270mm.
An oval image is within a very ornate lithographed border the greyhound and Spaniel rest on a terrace.
[Ref: 6177]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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8.  Le Geai. [Jay.]
8. Le Geai. [Jay.] La Venerie - Souvenirs de Chasses.
Edouard Traviés [signed in plate]. Imp. Becquet, rue des Noyers, 37.
[Paris, n.d., c.1854.]
Fine hand coloured lithograph, sheet 530 x 355mm. 20¾ x 14".
A dead jay tied by its legs and suspended from a hook; in a frame. From a series of dead quarry by Edouard Traviès (1809 - 1865). Traviès was born in Doullens in the Somme district of France in March 1809, the younger brother of the caricaturist Charles Joseph Traviès de Villier (1804-1859). Throughout his career he concentrated on natural history subjects, both in watercolour (he exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon between 1831 and 1866) and lithography, as here.
[Ref: 22489]   £500.00  
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Le Canard Sauvage, Mâle et Femelle (Buffon). 8/5 de la Grandeur naturelle. Anas ferina et Anas rufa (Gmelin). 42.
Le Canard Sauvage, Mâle et Femelle (Buffon). 8/5 de la Grandeur naturelle. Anas ferina et Anas rufa (Gmelin). 42. Europe.
Edouard Traviés [lithographed into plate.]
Paris Ledot ainé Edit. rue de Rivoli 174. London, E. Gambart & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St. [n.d. c.1857.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph. 439 x 615mm. 17¼ x 24¼
Wild ducks, the mallard and drake ducks; poachers on the lake behind, with a man aiming at a fowl in the sky. From Edouard Traviés (1809-1865) 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables'.
[Ref: 21729]   £650.00  
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La Perruche à collier rose.
La Perruche à collier rose. (Buffon) Grandeur naturelle. Psittacus toquatus (Brisson.) Afrique.
Edouard Traviés. Imp. Lemercier à Paris.
Paris. Ledot ainé Edit Rue de Rivoli 174. London, E. Gambart & Co. 25 Berniers S.t Oxf. St.
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 490 x 375mm (19¼ x 14¾"). Tear entering image repaired.
The infamous ring-necked parakeet, the plague of South East England, shown in its correct location in the lower Himalayas. Plate 41 of the series 'Les oiseaux les plus remarquables par leurs formes et leurs couleurs'.
[Ref: 50327]   £320.00  
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Le Geai du Pérou (Buffon) Grandeur naturelle. Corvus Peruvianus (Gmélin). 66.
Le Geai du Pérou (Buffon) Grandeur naturelle. Corvus Peruvianus (Gmélin). 66. Pérou.
Edouard Traviés [lithographed into plate.]
Paris Ledot ainé Edit. rue de Rivoli 174. London, E. Gambart & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St. [n.d. c.1857.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. 533 x 432mm. 21 x 17".
A beautifully coloured and exotic Peruvian Jay. From Edouard Traviés (1809-1865) "Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables".
[Ref: 21731]   £330.00  
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Macédoines No.12. Setter & Grouse
Macédoines No.12. Setter & Grouse
E.d. Travies.
Paris Ledot ainé Edit.r. rue de Rivoli 174. London Gambart et c. 25 Berners St, Oxford St. [n.d., c.1840].
Coloured lithograph, printed area 220 x 270mm.
A setter stalking a partridge. The oval image is within a very ornate lithographed border.
[Ref: 6179]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sparrow Hawk.] L'Epervier. (Buffon.) de Grandeur naturelle.
[Sparrow Hawk.] L'Epervier. (Buffon.) de Grandeur naturelle. Falco Nisus. (Linné.) Europe.
Edouard Traviés. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, E. Savary et C.e, Place de Louvre 10. London, E. Gambart & Co., 25 Bernier St Oxf. St. [n.d., c.1857.]
Lithograph with exceptionally fine hand colour. Printed area 450 x 340mm (17¾ x 13½".
The Sparrow Hawk in a snowy landscape, a kingfisher caught in its talons. Edouard Traviès (1809 - 1865) was one of the greatest ornithological artists of the 19th century, painting the birds in their natural habitat. His greatest work was 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables par leurs formes et leurs coleurs. Scenes variees de leurs moeurs & de leur habitudes'.
[Ref: 28479]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Blackbird & young.] Le Merle. (Buffon.)
[Blackbird & young.] Le Merle. (Buffon.) Turdus Merula (Linnée.) de Grandeur naturelle. Europe.
Edouard Traviés. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, E. Savary et C.e, Place de Louvre 10. [n.d., c.1857.]
Lithograph with exceptionally fine hand colour. Printed area 450 x 340mm (17¾ x 13½".
A blackbird feeding a caterpillar to one of his four nestlings. Edouard Traviès (1809 - 1865) was one of the greatest ornithological artists of the 19th century, painting the birds in their natural habitat. His greatest work was 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables par leurs formes et leurs coleurs. Scenes variees de leurs moeurs & de leur habitudes'.
[Ref: 28480]   £350.00  
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[Blue Jay & Gold-winged Woodpecker.] Le Geai bleu (male). Garrulus cristatus (Vieillot) ½ nature.
[Blue Jay & Gold-winged Woodpecker.] Le Geai bleu (male). Garrulus cristatus (Vieillot) ½ nature. Le Pic à baguettes dorées (femelle) Picus aurant (Gmelin) ½ nature. Amérique Sept.le.
Edouard Traviés. Imp. par Lemercier.
Paris, E. Savary et C.e, Place de Louvre 10. [n.d., c.1857.]
Lithograph with exceptionally fine hand colour. Printed area 350 x 500mm (13¾ x 19¾".
A Blue Jay squarring up to a Gold-winged Woodpecker, its crest raised. These two birds, common in North America, were both included in Audobon's magnificent 'Birds of America'. Edouard Traviès (1809 - 1865) was one of the greatest ornithological artists of the 19th century, painting the birds in their natural habitat. His greatest work was 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables par leurs formes et leurs coleurs. Scenes variees de leurs moeurs & de leur habitudes'.
[Ref: 28483]   £380.00  
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Le Dindon. La Pintade.
Le Dindon. La Pintade. 43.
Ed. Traviés. Imp. Becquet à Paris.
Paris, Ledot Ainé, Rue de Rivoli 174. [n.d., c.1864).
Lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 340 x 255mm (13½ x 10").
A pair of illustrations of a turkey and a guinea fowl after Eduard Traviés (1809-76), printed from two stones, published in the rare children's natural history book, ''Types du re`gne animal. Buffon en estampes'' by Henry-Alexis de Conty (1828-96).
[Ref: 50157]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Casoar. L'Autruche.
Le Casoar. L'Autruche. 43.
Ed. Traviés. Imp. Becquet à Paris.
Paris, Ledot Ainé, Rue de Rivoli 174. [n.d., c.1864).
Lithograph with fine hand colour. Sheet 340 x 255mm (13½ x 10").
A pair of illustrations of a Cassowary and an ostrich after Eduard Traviés (1809-76), printed from two stones, published in the rare children's natural history book, ''Types du re`gne animal. Buffon en estampes'' by Henry-Alexis de Conty (1828-96).
[Ref: 50279]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Cheval Arabe. Le Zébre.
Le Cheval Arabe. Le Zébre. 5.
Ed. Traviés. Imp. Lemercier, r. de Seine 57 Paris.
Paris, Ledot Ainé, Rue de Rivoli 174. [n.d., c.1864).
Lithograph with fine hand colour. Sheet 340 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). Small tear in edge.
A pair of illustrations of an Arab horse and a zebra after Eduard Traviés (1809-76), printed from two stones, published in the rare children's natural history book, ''Types du re`gne animal. Buffon en estampes'' by Henry-Alexis de Conty (1828-96).
[Ref: 50368]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Condor. Le Roi du Vautours.
Le Condor. Le Roi du Vautours. 15.
Ed. Traviés. Imp. Becquet à Paris.
Paris, Ledot Ainé, Rue de Rivoli 174. [n.d., c.1864).
Lithograph with fine hand colour. Sheet 340 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). Small tear in edge.
A pair of illustrations of two American birds, a condor and a king vulture, after Eduard Traviés (1809-76), printed from two stones, published in the rare children's natural history book, ''Types du re`gne animal. Buffon en estampes'' by Henry-Alexis de Conty (1828-96).
[Ref: 50397]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Java Sparrow.] Le Padda (Buffon.) Grandeur naturelle.
[Java Sparrow.] Le Padda (Buffon.) Grandeur naturelle. Loxia Oryzivora (Linné.) Europe.
Edouard Traviés. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, Victor Delarue, Place de Louvre, 10. London, pub. by Gambart & Co., 25 Bernier St Oxf. St. [n.d., c.1857.]
Lithograph with exceptionally fine hand colour. Printed area 450 x 340mm (17¾ x 13½".
Three Java Sparrows, a finch originally found in Indonesia and now a popular cage bird. The background is of orchids, a butterfly, ship and pagodas. Edouard Traviès (1809 - 1865) was one of the greatest ornithological artists of the 19th century, painting the birds in their natural habitat. His greatest work was 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables par leurs formes et leurs coleurs. Scenes variees de leurs moeurs & de leur habitudes'.
[Ref: 28481]   £450.00  
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[Wallcreeper.] Le Grimpereau de muraille.
[Wallcreeper.] Le Grimpereau de muraille. Certhia muraria. (Linné.) grandeur naturelle. Europe.
Edouard Traviés. Imp. Lemercier.
Paris, Victor Delarue, Place de Louvre, 10. [n.d., c.1857.]
Lithograph with exceptionally fine hand colour. Printed area 310 x 400mm (12¼ x 15¾"). Wear to edges.
A wallcreeper gripping an ivy-covered wall as it eyes a spider. Edouard Traviès (1809 - 1865) was one of the greatest ornithological artists of the 19th century, painting the birds in their natural habitat. His finest work was 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables par leurs formes et leurs coleurs. Scenes variees de leurs moeurs & de leur habitudes'.
[Ref: 33882]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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