Catesby Print - Ground Squirrel
“Ground Squirrel” etching, framed in hand-gilded gold leaf frame. The ground squirrel is depicted with a mastick tree, cornus foliis laurinis. The squirrel is eating a wild nutmeg. The ground squirrel is native to Virginia and Carolina.
Measures 15 5/8” wide and 22 1/8 ” high. Very good condition but some foxing. It exhibits the vertical lines in laid paper which is an indicator that it is an original.
Gift of Mrs. Banks Cooper (Louise W.) Talley, Jr., in honor of her 60th anniversary with the NSCDA-NC.