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Sitta Europaea and Sitta Syriaca

Artist: Petrus Quattrocchi Primary
Artist: Battistelli Printer
Date: 1837
19th century
Dimensions: 10.31 x 8.5 in. (26.2 x 21.6 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.35.546
This work is not currently on view

The birds are both species of nuthatch. This illustration likely came from the first volume of Carlo Bonaparte's
Iconograjica della fauna italiana (Roma, 1832-41). Beneath the title, the artist is identified at left (Petrus Quattrocchi del[ineavit] 1837) and the printer at right (Romae Lith[ografia] Battistelli).


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nineteenth century
Century in the proleptic Gregorian calendar including the years 1800 to 1899 (or 1801 to 1900).

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