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Paintings of the Birds of New Zealand: The Art of J G Keulemans

Art / Photobook

By: John Gerrard Keulemans (Illustrator), Ross Galbreath (Introduction By)

120 pages, colour illustrations

Random House New Zealand

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #174238 | ISBN: 1869418468
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NHBS Price: £28.99 $37/€35 approx

About this book

A beautifully packaged giftbook presentation of the famous, iconic paintings by J. G. Keulemans made for Buller's Birds. The paintings and drawings are accompanied by an expert introduction to Keulemans' work and extended captions to each of the plates.


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Biography

John G. Keulemans was a Dutch painter and illustrator who produced the wonderful illustrations for the first and second editions of Sir Walter Lawry Buller's (1838-1906), A History Of The Birds Of NZ. The first edition of Buller's Birds of New Zealand was published in 1872-3 in an edition of 500 copies.

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