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Travies was influenced by the dead game canvases of early Dutch painters and this is evident in the style and composition of many of the 68 finely coloured and mounted lithographs that made up a lot
offering the artist's finest and rarest works, Musée du chasseur, Souvenirs du chasseur, La Venerie, Souvenirs des Chasses and La Chasse (1854 -62), which sold at Sotheby's for £42,000.

The colouring in these plates (one shown top right) is exceptional, especially in its treatment of feathers, which look as if they should be soft to the touch, and it is likely that it was executed by Travies himself.

Seen bottom right is one of 27 watercolours by Travies from an unpublished manuscript of c.1839, titled Zoologie. Classification des animaux. It sold for £30,000.