Le Momot Oranroux, Male

Auguste Pelletier ( - 1847)
Guyard

Coloured engraving

published 1806-1807
  • About the work

    This hand-coloured print shows ‘Le Momot Oranroux’, a momot (a tropical American bird with green-blue plumage). The print was published as an illustration to the first of three volumes of the French ornithological book ‘Histoire Naturelle des Promérops, et des Guêpiers’ (1807).

    ‘Le Momot Oranroux is reproduced in a supplement to the volume, which includes ‘Different Categories of Bird to those described in the first two volumes’.

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    Subjects
    bird, motmot
    Materials & Techniques
    engraving, coloured engraving
  • Details
    Title
    Le Momot Oranroux, Male
    Date
    published 1806-1807
    Medium
    Coloured engraving
    Acquisition
    Purchased from F B Daniell, September 1951
    GAC number
    1362