C1869

De Nieuw-Holland Parkiet. (Cockatiel)

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Rare lithograph of the Cockatiel lithographed by the world reknown ornithological artist Keulemans and unusually hand coloured by him. Common name                  Cockatiel, Quarrion and Weirro. Modern binomial name     Nymphicus hollandicus First described                    Kerr 1792 Distribution                          Mainland Australia Sitwell 111, Nissen … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

De Nieuw-Holland Parkiet. (Cockatiel)

Date:

C1869

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Condition:

A few faint spots otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

150mm 
x 240mm
AUTHENTICITY
De Nieuw-Holland Parkiet. (Cockatiel) - Antique Print from 1869

Genuine antique
dated:

1869

Description:

Rare lithograph of the Cockatiel lithographed by the world reknown ornithological artist Keulemans and unusually hand coloured by him.

Common name                  Cockatiel, Quarrion and Weirro.

Modern binomial name     Nymphicus hollandicus

First described                    Kerr 1792

Distribution                          Mainland Australia

Sitwell 111, Nissen IVB 491; Zimmer 347; Wood 416

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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