10-30-2016 10-30-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2950B Boston
October 30, 2016 11:00 AMCalender
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Four Framed Ornithological Prints.

$861$700
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2950B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Four Framed Ornithological Prints. Three hand-colored lithographs after John Gould (1804-1881): the bower bird Gould calls Ailuroedus Arfakianus, now called Ailuroedus Melanotis, or white-eared catbird, of Indonesia and Papua, New Guinea; the Pharomacrus Auriceps, or golden-headed quetzal of Bolivia; and the spotted laughing thrush, or Ianthocincla Ocellata, of the Himalayas; and one hand-colored lithograph of a kite, Milvus vulgaris, by Edward Lear (1812-1888); all matted and framed, varying sizes. (4)
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Edward Lear, Indonesia, Bolivia