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Wash drawing of Raggiana bird of paradise with color guide for colorist John D. White from Joseph Wolf's Count Raggi's Bird-of-Paradise

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Wash drawing of Raggiana bird of paradise with color guide for colorist John D. White from Joseph Wolf's Count Raggi's Bird-of-Paradise

1873

Watercolors

1 watercolor : Gouache ; 26 3/4 x 19 7/8 in., paper

1 watercolor on paper : Gouache ; 26 3/4 x 19 7/8 in. Paradiscea raggiana. Elliot, Daniel Giraud, F.L.S. &c. A Monograph of the Birds of Paradise. Published by the author. Atlas Folio. Plate 3.
Monochromatic - Bird of Paradise facing right on branch. Inscription: Reverse "Birds of Paradise Plate 3". UL "Color guide with sketch of bird".

Wolf, Joseph, 1820-1899. Count Raggi's Bird-of-Paradise. 1873. Plate: 3

Art Survey No. 410

Featured in: Natural histories: extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, edited by Tom Baione. New York : Sterling Signature, c2012.

American Museum of Natural History Library

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Citation

Wolf, Joseph, 1820-1899 (artist, author), “Wash drawing of Raggiana bird of paradise with color guide for colorist John D. White from Joseph Wolf's Count Raggi's Bird-of-Paradise,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed January 21, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/18561.