C1911

AUSTRALASIAN GREBE

Distribution: Australia wide. First described by Shaw Gen. Zool. 1826. 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 … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-062–224953
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Full Title:

AUSTRALASIAN GREBE

Date:

C1911

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original handcolouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
AUSTRALASIAN GREBE - Antique Print from 1911

Genuine antique
dated:

1911

Description:

Distribution: Australia wide. First described by Shaw Gen. Zool. 1826. 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&#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. Original lithograph. Rare.

Henrik Gronvold (1858 - 1940)

Gronvold was a 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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