C1886

Regent Bird

Artist:

Neville Cayley (1853 - 1903)

Scarce image by Cayley, printed monogram lower left within circular image area.

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S/N: PAA-BI-AA-3729A–197723
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Full Title:

Regent Bird

Date:

C1886

Artist:

Neville Cayley (1853 - 1903)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.
AUTHENTICITY
Regent Bird - Antique Print from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Scarce image by Cayley, printed monogram lower left within circular image area.

Biography:

Neville Cayley (1853 – 1903)

Born in England, Cayley was noted for his superb paintings of birds which he exhibited both in Australia and internationally. In 1892, he was awarded a gold medal at the Chicago Exposition for his paintings of Australian birds. Amusingly, when he traveled around the Australian countryside in search of new species of birds to draw, Cayley would often pay his hosts by painting pictures. Alongside the well-known British ornithologist John Gould, Cayley inspired many colonial settlers to take an interest in native Australian birds. He is represented in numerous institutional collections. 

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