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Gould, Elizabeth, 1804-1841


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    • Coxen, Elizabeth, 1804-1841
    • Gould, E., , 1804-1841
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    • found: The birds of Europe, 1837(Name not given)
    • found: Wikipedia via WWW, 17 April 2012(Elizabeth Gould (née Coxen) (18 July 1804-15 August 1841); British artist and illustrator; married to naturalist John Gould)
    • found: Sauer, Gordon C. "Gould, John (1804-1881)," in Oxford dictionary of national biography, 2004, accessed online November 15, 2017(John Gould married Elizabeth Coxen (1804-1841), January 5, 1829, and became "his first artist"; "She was the daughter of a sea captain from Ramsgate and lived in the Golden Square area of London near to Gould; a letter to her mother in 1828 showed she was then employed as a tutor of French, Latin, and music ... Elizabeth Gould made the drawings [for A century of birds hitherto unfigured from the Himalaya Mountains, 1830-1832] and transferred them to the large lithographic stones ... On 15 August 1841 Gould's wife Elizabeth died from puerperal fever following delivery of her eighth child ... It was a severe blow to Gould to lose his wife, the mother of his children, and his artist")
    • found: Jackson, Christine E. Dictionary of bird artists of the world, 1999:page 259 (Gould, Elizabeth née Coxen, 1804-1841; English bird artist, born Ramsgate, Kent, 18 July 1804, died August 1841, London; became a governess in London, where she met John Gould and married him, January 5, 1829; "It was Elizabeth's talent as a watercolour painter and then her skill in learning to draw on lithographic stones, that laid the foundation for [John Gould's] successful career as an author and publisher of his own bird books. During the 12 years of their marriage, Elizabeth drew and lithographed some 600 illustrations for John Gould's books"; accompanied her husband on a trip to Australia and Tasmania lasting two years; died of puerperal fever shortly after the birth of their eighth child; illustrator and lithographer for A century of birds hitherto unfigured from the Himalaya Mountains, 80 lithographs, 1830-1832; lithographer after John Gould's sketches for Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, edited by Charles Darwin [the "Bird" volume, 1838-1841], 50 lithographs; sole artist and lithographer for John Gould's A synopsis of the birds of Australia, and the adjacent islands, 73 lithographs,1837-1838; plates in the following John Gould works were credited as "J & E Gould, del et lith": Icones avium, 18 lithographs, 1837-1838; A monograph of the Ramphastidae, or family of toucans, 34 lithographs, 1834-1835; A monograph of the Trogonidae, or family of trogons, 36 lithographs, 1838; The birds of Australia and the adjacent islands, 20 lithographs, 1837-1838; and the early parts of The birds of Australia, 1840-1848)
    • found: Wikidata, November 15, 2015(Elizabeth Gould (Q253875) English artist, illustrator and lithographer)
    • found: Union List of Artist Names Online, November 15, 2015(Gould, Elizabeth (English painter and draftsman, 1804-1841); ID: 500017064)
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