William SKELTONMiss (STONE, Mrs Smith) STONEJames PARKINSON, Psittacus splendidus : The Splendid Parrot Enlarge 1 /1

William SKELTON

Great Britain 1763 – 1848

engraver

Miss (STONE, Mrs Smith) STONE

print after

  • Great Britain working 1780-1791

James PARKINSON

publisher

Psittacus splendidus : The Splendid Parrot 1790
Collection Title: Shaw, George. 'Museum Leverianum, containing select specimens from the museum of the late Sir Ashton Lever'. London: James Parkinson, 1792-1796.
Page: vol.1, facing page 29
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: heavy cream wove paper
Edition State: 1st state of 2?; published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: Includes artist and engravers name.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right in black pencil, '2 5' (2 encircled). inscribed verso centre diagonal, '2/25.24'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.4 h x 20.6 w cm sheet 30.4 h x 26.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.612
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 11 February 1986.