Common Pheasant.London: The Birds of Europe. 1832-37 Stock Code: 53191
The Birds of Europe is the first of Gould's works to feature plates by Edward Lear. The greater number were drawn and lithographed by Elizabeth Gould, but a quarter of them were drawn and lithographed by Lear. All the plates were coloured under the direction of My Bayfield. Finally the printing was done by C. Hullmandel (Copenhagen/Anker). Engraved by LEAR, Edward.
Lithograph. Original colour.
Size: 34 x 47 cm. (13½ x 18½ inches). Mounted size 57 x 69cm.
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