C1816

1. Perroquet Noir a trompe. Perruche Ingambe

Artist:

Jean-Gabriel Pretre (1768 - 1849)

Scarce earl C19th engraving of the Palm Cockatoo and the Ground Parrot both endangered Australian species Common name: Great Palm-CuckooBinomial name: Probosciger aterrimusFirst described: Gmelin 1788Distribution: Cape York Common name: Eastern ground parrotBinomial name: Pezoporus wallicus First described: Kerr 1792 Distribution: QLD, NSW, VICReference: RDCPOB Pg 260 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

1. Perroquet Noir a trompe. Perruche Ingambe

Date:

C1816

Artist:

Jean-Gabriel Pretre (1768 - 1849)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

90mm 
x 153mm

Paper Size: 

144mm 
x 213mm
AUTHENTICITY
1. Perroquet Noir a trompe. Perruche Ingambe - Antique Print from 1816

Genuine antique
dated:

1816

Description:

Scarce earl C19th engraving of the Palm Cockatoo and the Ground Parrot both endangered Australian species

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

Common name: Eastern ground parrot
Binomial name: Pezoporus wallicus 
First described: Kerr 1792 
Distribution: QLD, NSW, VIC
Reference: RDCPOB Pg 260

From Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles,…  

Biography:

Jean-Gabriel Pretre (1768-1849)

Pretre was a Swiss-French natural history painter of birds, mammals and reptiles.

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