Ara. Kakatoes Noir. Argus


Title:
Ara. Kakatoes Noir. Argus
Date:
C1826
Artist:
CharlesVauthier (1790-1879)
Image Size:
165mm x 105mm (6.5" x 4.13")
Sheet Size:
210mm x 140mm (8.27" x 5.51")
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Stipple engraving with original hand colouring
Price:

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Stock Number:
DCDHN BI AA 17104 (NHL) (B008)
Description:

Early C19th engraving of the Australian Palm Cockatoo, the rarest of our cockatoos.

Common name: Great Palm-Cuckoo
Binomial name: Probosciger aterrimus
First described: Gmelin 1788.Distribution: Cape York, QLD.


From Bory de Saint-Vincent, Dictionnaire Classique D'Historie Naturelle.

Biography:

Charles Vauthier (1790-1879 was a French entomologist, botanist, author and natural history illustrator. His brother Jules-Antoine Vauthier was also a prominent artist of his day. Their father was Michel Vauthier, a miniaturist at Versailles and later a publisher and art dealer in Paris.  Vauthier was a collector of plants and insects in Brazil, arriving in Rio de Janeiro in December 1831 and returning to France, arriving at the port of Toulon on 21 May 1833.

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