[Print] LOXIA PITYOPSITTACUS, Bechst.
Walter & Cohn, 1870. Print. Very Good + / Frame - 20th C. Item #002886
(ca.1870) Hand colored print. A Very Good or better print. Image size 21.5" x 25.5"; frame 24" x 30". Triple matted in wood frame with glaze. (Not examined out of frame). A clean and bright lithograph. Colored by hand when issued. Nicely framed in wood frame, with gilt and paneling. *** By the famed artist John Gould, described as: "the greatest figure in bird illustration after Audubon". His work has gathered critical acclaim: according to Mullens and Swann, Birds of Great Britain is "the most sumptuous and costly of British bird books". Engraved by H.C. Richter. ***.
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