Very charming birds by Dutch graphics artist Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita (1868-1944) who also taught M. C. Escher.

Front cover of Dutch art magazine Wendingen issue for January, 1931.
Front cover of Dutch art magazine “Wendingen”, issue for January, 1931. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wendingen1931JessurundeMesquita.jpg
Owl. 1914.
Owl, 1914. Print on Japanese paper. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/157579151334/samuel-jessurun-de-mesquita-owl-1914-print-on
"Rode ibis." ca. 1910.
“Rode ibis.” ca. 1910. Watercolor. Collection of the Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.nachtbrakers.nl/article-detail/674/lekkergaan-joods-historisch-museum
"Twee duiven." 1933.
“Twee duiven.” 1933. Woodcut on Japanese paper. Collection of the Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://jck.nl/en/node/3038
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