Jean Gabriel PRÈTRE
print after 1798 /1802 – 1850
engraver France 1786
La Perruche à collier jaune, mâle. Son bec vu de face.
[Yellow collared parrot, male.]
undesignated impression as issued , published state
image 1 33.0 (h) x 27.0 (w) cm
The Wordsworth Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Prêtre was a renowned French ornithological artist who produced drawings of the strange exotic creatures seen on French exploration voyages. These were published in zoological books during the 19th century.