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Broinowski Australian lithograph of Wandering Albatross

Broinowski Australian lithograph of Wandering Albatross

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by Broinowski, Gracius

Diomedea exulans, Wandering Albatross lithograph by Broinowski c1891.

Original lithograph printed in colour and published in Sydney circa 1891 for The Birds of Australia by Gracius Broinowski (1837-1913).

The son of a landowner and military officer, Gracius was born in Poland. He studied languages, classics and art at Munich University. At 20 years of age he left Poland for Australia. Arriving in Portland, Victoria, he worked for a printer and publisher, then spent many years travelling around Australia. From 1880 he taught painting in Sydney and lithographed the birds of New Zealand and the mammals and birds of Australia.

Page size 10 x 14.1/8 inches (approx.25 x 36cm). As usual, this page is fragile and age-discoloured. Slight tear (archivally repaired) at right lower-edge, and tiny corner missing at lower left. Priced accordingly.

Stock Number: apAuGJB1-37Price: $88.00