Fine art print inspired by John Gerrard Keulemans.
Features New Zealand Owls, The Morepork (Ninox novaeseelandiae) and Laughing Owl (Sceloglaux albifacies, became extinct in 1914).
This is a fine art print inspired by a lithograph from Buller's "A History of the Birds of New Zealand", second edition.
Walter Buller KCMG (1838 - 1906) was a New Zealand lawyer and naturalist. His work, "A History of the Birds of New Zealand", was first published in 1873 and as an extended version in 1888. It is regarded as a classic of ornithology and New Zealand wildlife and describes several now extinct birds.
The artist who illustrated the birds was John Gerrard Keulemanns, regarded as one of the finest wildlife illustrators of all time.