Johann Jakob WALTHER (Strasbourg 1604-1676)

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Johann Jakob WALTHER (Strasbourg 1604-1676)
Two Merops, also known as the European Bee-eater, each resting on a small branch. Watercolour and gouache. Captioned in the upper right-hand corner in German in a beautiful and ornate calligraphy in pen and brown ink Merops Alter. 25.3 x 40 cm. Slightly insolate. The beautiful calligraphy accompanying the drawing of the Merops, as well as the following one, can be compared to the one that captions the Owl and the Rattle by Johann Jakob Walther in the Cabinet des Estampes et des Dessins in Strasbourg. Presumed provenance: See lot n°5.
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