AUSTRALIAN GANNET


Title:
AUSTRALIAN GANNET
Date:
C1915
Artist:
Henrik Gronvold (1858-1940)
Engraver:
Witherby & Co
Image Size:
240mm x 335mm (9.45" x 13.19")
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Lithograph with original hand colouring.
Price:

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$A 110
Stock Number:
BI AA MATH 226 (NTLY) (C102)
Description:
Distribution: NSW, VIC, SA, TAS & WA. First described by Gray 1843. Danish born artist who after studying entered the military as a draughtsman. On leaving Denmark he obtained work at the British History Museum in London. This image is from the last great bird series, The Birds of Australia by G. Matthew’s and is rarer than John Gould’s work on Australian birds, with only 225 sets done. It was the last series produced to use hand colouring rather than colour printed lithography for the illustrations. Original lithograph. Rare.
Biography:

Henrik Gronvold (1858 - 1940)
Danish born artist who, after studying, entered the military as a draughtsman. On leaving Denmark he obtained work at the British History Museum in London. This image is from the last great bird series, The Birds of Australia by G. Matthews and is rarer than John Gould’s work on Australian birds, with only 225 sets done. It was the last series produced to use hand colouring rather than colour printed lithography for the illustrations.

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