C1920

RED WINGED & VARIEGATED FAIRY WREN

1.Distribution: WA. Extreme southwest WA. First described Vigors Gould 1837. 2.Distribution: Mainland Australia. First described Vigors &amp Horsfield Trans. Linn. Soc. 1827.

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Full Title:

RED WINGED & VARIEGATED FAIRY WREN

Date:

C1920

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

Technique:

Original hand coloured lithograph.
AUTHENTICITY
RED WINGED & VARIEGATED FAIRY WREN - Antique Print from 1920

Genuine antique
dated:

1920

Description:

1.Distribution: WA. Extreme southwest WA. First described Vigors Gould 1837. 2.Distribution: Mainland Australia. First described Vigors &amp Horsfield Trans. Linn. Soc. 1827.

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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