Spotted Shag by John Keulemans

Spotted Shag by John Keulemans

Print Code: 10564

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Vintage NZ Bird Print

Print size in millimetres (approx): 420 x 300

Phalacrocorax punctatus (Male and Female). Plate 32. Hand-coloured lithograph by Johannes Keulemans. Plate 32 from A history of the birds of New Zealand, 1873. This is a brilliant modern giclee re-print that pops with colour, an extremely high quality print that shows how modern high resolution scanning combined with the latest printing technology can breathe new life into an artwork that has been buried in the archive for decades. John Keulemans was a well respected Dutch artist of the nineteenth century. For each illustration he first produced a drawing for Buller’s inspection, then a coloured painting, which served as the basis for each lithograph.