C1922

BLACK WINGED & BLACK FACED MONARCH

1.Distribution: QLD First described by Sclater 1874. 2.Distribution: QLD, VIC & NSW. First described by Vieillot Nouv. Dict. d’Hist. Nat. 1818. This image is from the last great bird series, The Birds of Australia by G. Matthew’s and is rarer … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-411–214996
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Full Title:

BLACK WINGED & BLACK FACED MONARCH

Date:

C1922

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
BLACK WINGED & BLACK FACED MONARCH - Vintage Print from 1922

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1922

Description:

1.Distribution: QLD First described by Sclater 1874.
2.Distribution: QLD, VIC & NSW.
First described by Vieillot Nouv. Dict. d’Hist. Nat. 1818.

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.

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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