Offered by: Shapero Gallery
105 New Bond Street London W1S 1DN , England Call Seller 44.207.493.0876


Fuligula Marila [Scaup Duck]

$ 1,000
  • Description
    GOULD, John; H. C. Richter.
    Fuligula Marila [Scaup Duck].
    For the author, 1869.
    Original hand-coloured lithograph. Mounted, overall size: 69cm by 52.6cm.

    John Gould is widely considered the greatest and most ambitious of all Victorian ornithologists, combining both artistic skill and beauty and anatomical accuracy. Following in the great tradition of Natural History illustrators, such as Barraband and Audubon, Gould enlisted the services of some of the most notable ornithological artists, including Edward Lear, Joseph Wolf and his own wife Elizabeth to compile the most outstanding and comprehensive bodies of work in this field. Comprising of eighteen major works he illustrated the birds of the world, from Asia, New Guinea, Europe, and Great Britain to the Families of Toucans, Trogons and Hummingbirds.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: hand-coloured lithograph on paper
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1869
    Styles / Movements: Victorian, Other , Color
    Dealer Reference #: 102383
    Incollect Reference #: 459740
  • Dimensions
    W. 27.17 in; H. 20.71 in; D. 0.2 in;
    W. 69 cm; H. 52.6 cm; D. 0.5 cm;
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Based in the heart of Mayfair in London, we specialise in prints and original works on paper across a broad range of subjects, from antique prints to modern pochoir plates, as well as photographs from vintage photography to modern art photography.

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