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John Gould Black Currawong, Strepera Fuliginosa Sooty Crow-shrike lithograph c1848

John Gould Black Currawong, Strepera Fuliginosa Sooty Crow-shrike lithograph c1848

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by Gould, John

Original antique print of John Gould Sooty Crow-shrike, now known as a Currawong.

Superb original hand-coloured lithograph of John Gould Australian birds by Henry Constantine Richter for Gould's 'Birds of Australia', published in London between 1840 and 1848. John Gould was known as 'The Bird Man'. He employed the finest lithographers of the day to create large hand-coloured lithographs that are some of the finest bird illustrations ever done. John Gould had an excellent eye for detail, and closely supervised the work of his lithographers.

We provide a close-up of this magnificent bird lithograph. The lithograph is too large for our scanner. It is in fine condition. Page size is 535 x 370 mm (21 x 14.5 inches), as published. If you have any questions or would like further pictures, please email us at sales@antiqueprintcub.com

Stock Number: apJGa79Price: $825.00