C1922

SPOTTED QUAIL THRUSH

Distribution: VIC & NSW. First described by Shaw 1795. 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 … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-423–221502
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Full Title:

SPOTTED QUAIL THRUSH

Date:

C1922

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
SPOTTED QUAIL THRUSH - Vintage Print from 1922

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1922

Description:

Distribution: VIC & NSW. First described by Shaw 1795. 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. RD 241

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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