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John Gould. Luscinia Philomela Nightingale from Bird Chicks, Nests & Eggs by John Gould. Lithograph. approximately 14 ½ inches by 21 ½ inches. total frame 23,62 x 29,53 inches. ORIGINAL hand-colored lithographs from the original first edition of Birds of Great Britain, published in 1862-1873. nowadays exceedingly rare; Gould, J. and H.C. Richter (drawn and lighographed by). Printed by Walter, The original hand coloring is unfortunately a slight faded here and there, but it is still astonishing beautifull; the article is framed; the paper is to be seen the test of time with here and there some moisture spots because it was to late framed but now it is framed there is no further decline.John Gould was a self-taught English naturalist, a gifted artist and a talented taxidermist. A man of vision with a talent for organization and administration, he founded an empire for ornithological illustration, publishing more than forty large folio volumes. These works contained over 3,000 plates, all superbly drawn and meticulously hand colored. The first work appeared in 1831 and the last in 1888, seven years after Gould's death.

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  • Condition

    50-50 not 100% but still valueable and only tiny tiny damage to the painting itself; it is now good protected by framing behind glass

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    John Gould Lithograph Luscinia Philomela Nightingale

    Auction ended on Tue, Feb 13, 2018
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    Mary Battaglia
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    United States
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