François Levaillant

Histoire Naturelle des Toucans

Complete set

Histoire naturelle des Toucans

Birds of America is the result of Audubon’s mission to paint every bird in North America. The book consists of 435 hand-colored life-size prints made from engraved plates.

Heritage Prints has direct access to these original works and reproduces them perfectly using the latest in digital technology. Throughout this reproduction process Heritage Prints has the original works of art available as a reference. 

​The size, colours and distinctive style of these Audubon giclée prints create an eye-catching feature for any wall – giving you years of enjoyment as you appreciate how Audubon captured the spirit of each bird, with his unmatched passion and talent.

Heritage Prints is a Fine Art Studio that focuses on historic giclée prints. Complete set Histoire naturelle des Toucans - Francois Levaillant
Heritage Prints is a Fine Art Studio that focuses on historic giclée prints. Complete set Histoire naturelle des Toucans - Francois Levaillant

Own your own collection

Now Heritage Prints offers you the chance to own a complete set of Levaillant’s Histoire naturelle des Toucans, with high-quality giclée prints that are identical to the originals in size, color, and tone.

A complete set includes: 

  • 1 title page
  • 1 content page
  • 18 prints after the hand-colored originals
  • 1 handcrafted Solander Box embossed with gold lettering  
  • A certificate of authenticity

Publication: Histoire naturelle des Oiseaux de Paradis et des Rolliers, suivie de celle des Toucans et des Barbus.

Chapter: Histoire naturelle des Toucans

Author: François Levaillant

Artist: Jacques Barraband

Published: Paris, 1806

A complete set includes: 
1 title page
1 content page
18 prints
Certificate of authenticity

Casing: The complete set will be cased in five elegant handcrafted Solander Boxes covered in special linen embossed with golden lettering.

You may choose your own color of the boxes and your own lettering.

Size of the prints: 13.4 x 21 inches (34 x 53 cm).

Durability: to ensure the durability, the giclée’s are printed on acid-free white etching paper (270 g/m2) with archival ink.

Quality: these prints were  photographed using the latest technology, with a color-checker color matched to the original illustration and then reproduced at the original plate size. Printed in the highest possible resolution, these prints are indistinguishable from the originals when glazed and framed.

Limited Edition: The edition will be limited to 50 sets, numbered 1/50H to 50/50H, signed and stamped with a blind embossing.

Limited Edition

We know how special it is to own a piece from your favorite artist; a piece that will be a real talking point in your home.

That is why each edition is limited to just 50 prints. These are numbered from 1/50 to 50/50H and are signed and stamped with a blind embossing.

So when you choose prints from Heritage Prints, you know your artwork has been printed with great care and in limited numbers, making it a print only a select few will own.

Certification

When you invest in our prints or collections, you will receive a certificate of authenticity.

This provides a lasting record of your artwork and gives you valuable certification if you ever wish to sell or bestow your collection in the future.

Solander box

When investing in a complete set, our Solander box is the perfect place to store your collection.

The box is covered with library buckram cloth and is fitted with a card holder to the spine with attaché fasteners.

This elegant, high-quality box is designed especially for keeping your prints safe and in perfect condition – yet you can still easily look at them whenever you wish.

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