(1796 – 13 January 1855)

Jean Théodore Descourtilz “Oiseaux Brilliants du Brésil
Descourtilz was a French naturalist, painter and illustrator, the son of botanist Michel Étienne Descourtilz (1775-1835). Jean-Theodore was a noted ornithological artist who published Oiseaux brillants du Bresil in Paris in 1834.

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