FRECKLED DUCK


Title:
FRECKLED DUCK
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:
Original hand coloured lithograph.
Price:

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$A 145
Stock Number:
BI AA MATH 215 (NOTY) (C102)
Description:
Distribution: Mainland Australia. Mainly SW WA & inland SE Australia. 
First described by Gould P.Z.S. 1840. 
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. 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. 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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