(1809 - 1870)
Edouard Travies was active/lived in France. Edouard Travies is known for natural history watercolors and lithography, ornithology.
Biography Edouard Travies
Edouard Travies was born in Doullens, France in 1809. Throughout his career he concentrated on natural history subjects which he portrayed through watercolor and lithography, frequently lithographing his own work.
Travies artwork was exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon between 1831 and 1866. While his ornithological drawings were considered to be some of the finest ever produced, Travies also illustrated other types of land and marine animals. He was among the earliest artists to place his natural history renderings in the context of the animal's natural habitat.
Travies' original drawings were reproduced as both engravings and lithographs. When producing his own printed works, Travies always chose to use lithography, whi
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