Beccari's pygmy parrot
plate from book

Beccari's pygmy parrot - original sketch
original sketch

Beccari's pygmy parrot
from The Birds of New Guniea
by John Gould

John Gould


John Gould frequently sketched rough but clear drawings of his bird portraits and then hired some of the best artists of the period to prepare the final plates. This print from Gould's Birds of New Guinea is credited to William Hart.

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