C1843

Centrarchus cychla [Parrot Cichla]

Artist:

James Hope Stewart (1789 - 1856)

Modern common names   Parrot CichlaModern binomial name    Hoplarchus psittacusFirst described                  Heckel 1840Distribution                      Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela, including the Rio Negro, Jamari, Preto da … Read Full Description

$A 20

S/N: TNL-FISH-1011–230901
(DRW03)
Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

Centrarchus cychla [Parrot Cichla]

Date:

C1843

Artist:

James Hope Stewart (1789 - 1856)

Engraver:

William Home Lizars 
(1788 – 
1859)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

160mm 
x 100mm
AUTHENTICITY
Centrarchus cychla [Parrot Cichla] - Antique Print from 1843

Genuine antique
dated:

1843

Description:

Modern common names   Parrot Cichla
Modern binomial name    Hoplarchus psittacus
First described                  Heckel 1840
Distribution                      Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela, including the Rio Negro, Jamari, Preto da Eva, Urubu rivers and upper Orinoco drainages.

Biography:

James Hope Stewart (1789-1856)

Stewart, was a factor from Gillenbie, Dumfriesshire, who emerged from obscurity in 1833 to produce over 545 of the 1,351 different illustrations for Sir William Jardine’s Naturalists Library and then quietly returned to farming in 1843. 

William Home Lizars (1788–1859)

Lizars was born at Edinburgh in 1788. He was an artist and engraver, the son of Daniel Lizars, and brother of the surgeon John Lizars.

His sister Jean (Jane) Home married Sir William Jardine.His father was a publisher and an engraver and Lizars was apprenticed to his father. He furthered his studies at the Trustees’ Academy, Edinburgh. Lizars took over his fathers business on his death. Lizars met J. J. Audubon in Edinburgh in October 1826  and agreed to publish Audubo Lizars perfected a method of etching which performed the functions of wood-engraving, for illustration of books. He died in Edinburgh on 30 March 1859, leaving a widow and family. Lizars took an active part in the foundation of the Royal Scottish Academy.

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

Search

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.