HAWKINS (BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE) Argus Pheasant Hen; and 4 other hand-coloured lithographs, 1829 (5)

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Lot 53
HAWKINS (BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE)
Argus Pheasant Hen. Argus Paeoninus; Phasianus Craufurdii - Crawfurd's Pheasant; Phasianus Hamiltoni (male and female); Phasianus albocristatus

Sold for £ 525 (US$ 686) inc. premium
HAWKINS (BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE)
Argus Pheasant Hen. Argus Paeoninus; Phasianus Craufurdii - Crawfurd's Pheasant; Phasianus Hamiltoni (male and female); Phasianus albocristatus, hand-coloured lithographs after Hawkins, the first two with printed captions (others captioned in pencil), the first and last 340 x 340mm., others 245 x 360mm., 1829 (5)

Footnotes

  • Coloured lithographs by the naturalist, painter and versatile lithographer, Waterhouse Hawkins (who also worked with Gould), taken from 'drawings made upon the spot and chiefly from living specimens of animals'. They were published in John Edward Gray's Illustrations of Indian Zoology; chiefly selected from the collection of Major-General Hardwicke, 1830-1835 [Anker 197; Fine Bird Books p.103; Nissen IVB 391, Nissen ZBI 1694; Wood, p.368; Zimmer p. 272].
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