C1888

New Zealand Quail

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

The New Zealand quail or koreke (the Māori name), has been extinct since 1875 Binomial name Coturnix novaezelandiae First described Quoy & Gaimard 1830

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S/N: BONZ-021–221479
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Full Title:

New Zealand Quail

Date:

C1888

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Condition:

Minor spotting to outer left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

205mm 
x 275mm
AUTHENTICITY
New Zealand Quail - Antique Print from 1888

Genuine antique
dated:

1888

Description:

The New Zealand quail or koreke (the Māori name), has been extinct since 1875

Binomial name Coturnix novaezelandiae

First described Quoy & Gaimard 1830

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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