C1888

The Yellow-Head - The White-Head - New Zealand Creeper.

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

$A 250

In stock

S/N: BONZ-043–225806
(C104)

Full Title:

The Yellow-Head – The White-Head – New Zealand Creeper.

Date:

C1888

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

205mm 
x 275mm

Description:

Common name      Yellowhead, mohua, bush canary, mohoua, houa

Binomial name       Mohoua ochrocephala

First described      Gmelin 1789

 

Common name     Whitehead, pōpokatea, popokatea, pōpokotea, popokotea

Binomial name      Mohoua albicilla

First described     Lesson 1830

Biography:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842-1912)

Keulemans was a Dutch bird artist and illustrator.

He was born in Rotterdam and as a young man he collected animal specimens for museums such as the Natural History Museum in Leiden, whose director, Hermann Schlegel, encouraged Keulemans and sent him on the 1864 expedition to West Africa. In 1869, he was persuaded by Richard Bowdler Sharpe to illustrate his Monograph of the Alcedinidae, or Family of Kingfishers (1868-1871) and to move to England, where he lived for the rest of his life.

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