C1912

PROVIDENCE PETREL

Distribution: QLD, NSW, VIC &amp Lord Howe Island. Rare in Australian waters. First described Gould Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 1844. Danish born artist who after studying entered the military as a draughtsman. On leaving Denmark he obtained work at the … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-084–222395
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Full Title:

PROVIDENCE PETREL

Date:

C1912

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original handcolouring.

Image Size: 

335mm 
x 240mm
AUTHENTICITY
PROVIDENCE PETREL - Antique Print from 1912

Genuine antique
dated:

1912

Description:

Distribution: QLD, NSW, VIC &amp Lord Howe Island. Rare in Australian waters. First described Gould Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 1844. 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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