C1888

Fern Bird - New Zealand Pipit

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

$A 195

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S/N: BONZ-006–214759
(C104)

Full Title:

Fern Bird – New Zealand Pipit

Date:

C1888

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

205mm 
x 275mm

Description:

Common name    Fernbird

Binomial name     Bowdleria punctata

First described    Quoy & Gaimard 1830

Common name    New Zealand pipit

Binomial name     Anthus novaeseelandiae,pihoihoi, Richard’s pipit

First described    Gmelin, 1789

 

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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