C1922

CHESTNUT QUAIL THRUSH

Distribution: NSW, VIC, SA & WA. Mallee, sclerophyll woodland, open heaths, desert scrubs and mulga woodland, all on sandy soils across arid southern Australia. First described by Gould Birds of Australia 1840. Danish born artist who after studying entered the … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-424–221497
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Full Title:

CHESTNUT QUAIL THRUSH

Date:

C1922

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
CHESTNUT QUAIL THRUSH - Vintage Print from 1922

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1922

Description:

Distribution: NSW, VIC, SA & WA. Mallee, sclerophyll woodland, open heaths, desert scrubs and mulga woodland, all on sandy soils across arid southern Australia. First described by Gould Birds of Australia 1840. 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’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. 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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