C1916

Ieracidea Occidentalis

Distribution: Australian mainland. Two races.  First described by Vigors & Horsfield Trans. Linn. Soc. 1827.  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 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Ieracidea Occidentalis

Date:

C1916

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.
AUTHENTICITY
Ieracidea Occidentalis - Antique Print from 1916

Genuine antique
dated:

1916

Description:

Distribution: Australian mainland. Two races. 

First described by Vigors & Horsfield Trans. Linn. Soc. 1827. 
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. 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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