Bird Prints by Pauline de Courcelles circa 1805, Paris, France. Large folio of original watercolor prints. They measure 21.5 inches by 14 inches with a soft platemark at 9.25 inches by 12 inches. We have about a dozen of these prints currently available. Pauline Knip née Pauline Rifer de Courcelles was a French bird artist that lived between 26 July 1781 and 18 April 1851. She was married to Joseph August Knip from 1808 until their divorce in 1824. Her paintings of birds, particularly the pigeons, were used in Coenraad Jacob Temminck's multi-part work Histoire Naturelle des Pigeons et des Gallinaces. Born in Paris, she studied art under Jacques Barraband and exhibited her watercolours and pen illustrations at the 1808, 1810, 1812 and 1814 salons. We offer shipping and delivery at an additional cost or if you are in the Asheville area you can pick it up from us. We accept all major credit cards as well as paypal. Susquehanna Antiques guarantees 100% satisfaction. If you are unhappy with an item just return it to us and we will refund your purchase.