C1888

Laughing Petrel - Buller's Petrel

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

$A 150

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S/N: BONZ-012–222368
(C104)

Full Title:

Laughing Petrel – Buller’s Petrel

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     Buller’s Shearwater

Binomial name      Puffinus bulleri

First described     Salvin 1888

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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