C1925

SILVER CROWNED FRIARBIRD

Distribution: WA, NT & QLD. Tropical Australia from Kimberleys to Cape York Peninsula. First described by Gould PZS 1839. Danish born artist who after studying entered the military as a draughtsman. On leaving Denmark he obtained work at the British … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-554–216423
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Full Title:

SILVER CROWNED FRIARBIRD

Date:

C1925

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
SILVER CROWNED FRIARBIRD - Vintage Print from 1925

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1925

Description:

Distribution: WA, NT & QLD. Tropical Australia from Kimberleys to Cape York Peninsula. First described by Gould PZS 1839. 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’s 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. 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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