C1922

GREY CURRAWONG

Distribution: WA, VIC, TAS, NT &amp SA (Kangaroo Island). Four races. First described by Latham 1801. Danish born artist who after studying entered the military as a draughtsman. On leaving Denmark he obtained work at the British History Museum in … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-489–218245
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Full Title:

GREY CURRAWONG

Date:

C1922

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
GREY CURRAWONG - Vintage Print from 1922

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1922

Description:

Distribution: WA, VIC, TAS, NT &amp SA (Kangaroo Island). Four races. First described by Latham 1801. 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&#8217s and is rarer than John Gould&#8217s 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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