C1888

Blue Heron - White Heron

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

$A 195

In stock

S/N: BONZ-003–224964
(C104)

Full Title:

Blue Heron – White Heron

Date:

C1888

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

275mm 
x 220mm

Description:

Common name Reef heron a

Binomial name Egretta sacra

First described Gmelin 1786

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 his Monograph of the Alcedinidae, or Family of Kingfishers (1868-1871) and to move to England, where he lived for the rest of his life.

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