C1911

ALLIED FRUIT DOVE

Artist:

John Gerrard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Distribution: QLD First described by Gould P.Z.S. 1850. Keulemans was the most sought-after bird artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was a prolific and talented work-oriented illustrator. This image is from the last great bird series, … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-026–220882
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Full Title:

ALLIED FRUIT DOVE

Date:

C1911

Artist:

John Gerrard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
ALLIED FRUIT DOVE - Antique Print from 1911

Genuine antique
dated:

1911

Description:

Distribution: QLD First described by Gould P.Z.S. 1850. Keulemans was the most sought-after bird artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was a prolific and talented work-oriented illustrator. This image is from the last great bird series, The Birds of Australia by G.Matthew&#8217s and is rarer than John Gould&#8217s 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.

Biography:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842-1912)

Keulemans was a Dutch bird artist and illustrator.

He was born in Rotterdam and as a young man he collected animal specimens for museums such as the Natural History Museum in Leiden, whose director, Hermann Schlegel, encouraged Keulemans and sent him on the 1864 expedition to West Africa. In 1869, he was persuaded by Richard Bowdler Sharpe to illustrate hisMonograph of the Alcedinidae, or Family of Kingfishers (1868-1871) and to move to England, where he lived for the rest of his lif

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