C1845

Kakatoes a crete (1/2 la gran. nat.) Psittacus galeritus (Latham) Nouvelle Hollande. [Sulpur Crested Cockatoo]

Superb large folio lithograph of the Sulphur Crested Cockatoo from Edouard Travies, very rare series; Collection Pittoresque des plus Jolis Oiseaux des Quatre Parties du Monde. Travies is considered one of the most talented French ornithological artist of the C19th. Common names: … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Kakatoes a crete (1/2 la gran. nat.) Psittacus galeritus (Latham) Nouvelle Hollande. [Sulpur Crested Cockatoo]

Date:

C1845

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

330mm 
x 410mm
AUTHENTICITY
Kakatoes a crete (1/2 la gran. nat.) Psittacus galeritus (Latham) Nouvelle Hollande. [Sulpur Crested Cockatoo] - Antique Print from 1845

Genuine antique
dated:

1845

Description:

Superb large folio lithograph of the Sulphur Crested Cockatoo from Edouard Travies, very rare series; Collection Pittoresque des plus Jolis Oiseaux des Quatre Parties du Monde. Travies is considered one of the most talented French ornithological artist of the C19th.

Common names: Sulphur-crested Cockatoo & White Cockatoo
Binomial name: Cacatua galerita
First described: Latham 1790
Distribution: Australia wide

References:
Nissen IVB 946, Olsen p.64, Ill. p.65, Sitwell p.147, Wood 601

Collections:
National Library of Australia; Bib ID1899144

Edouard Travies (1809 - 1865)

Travies was born in Doullens, France in 1809, the younger brother of the caricaturist Charles Joseph Traviès de Villier (1804-1859). Reknown throughout his career a an eminent natural history artist in watercolour and lithography. He exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon between 1831 and 1866.

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