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Set of Sixteen 18th Century Bird Etchings by William Lewin

$4,500per set


Rare set of sixteen hand-colored bird etchings by English naturalist and illustrator William Lewin (English 1747-1795) published from 1790-1801 in London for "The Birds of Great Britain" by William Lewin. Each hand-colored print measures 10.5 inches by 8 inches. Set in natural wood frames behind protective plexiglass with white borders. Lewin's late 18th century birds of great Britain were made in very low production numbers assisted by his three sons. Each etching is beautifully painted with fascinating detail still having vibrant color.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)Width: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Depth: .75 in. (1.91 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 16
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 18th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with age appropriate wear and minor foxing as seen in photos.
  • Seller Location
    Oakland, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1555220200042

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    Ships From: Oakland, CA
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Located in Oakland, CA

Erin Lane Estate is a design and vintage furniture warehouse based in the San Francisco Bay Area. This seller's team of furniture restorers, art curators, professional appraisers and Asia specialists sources prime vintage and antique furniture from the finest estates in Northern and Southern California, specializing in Hollywood Regenc...

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