AUSTRALIAN PAINTED SNIPE


Title:
AUSTRALIAN PAINTED SNIPE
Date:
C1914
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 125
Stock Number:
BI AA MATH 168 (NTF) (C102)
Description:
Distribution: Australia wide. Found in shallow inland wetlands and either freshwater or brackish. First described by Linne 1758. 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.

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