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Last NameBauer    
Given NameFerdinand Lucas     
alt. NamesF. L. B. ; Ferd. L. B. ;     
Marriageunmarried    
Children    
Year born1760 in Valtice (Feldsberg), Breclav, Czech Rep.    
Year died1826    
Place of deathHietzing near Vienna    
Father's occupationcourt painter to the Prince of Liechtenstein: Lukas Bauer (1xxx-1761)    
Relatives->Josef Anton (brother) ; botanical artist ->Franz Andreas Bauer (1758-1840) (brother) ; Theresia (mother)    
Educationart from father & mother & guardian medecin & bot. Norbert Boccius (1729-1806) ; botanist Nicolaus von Jacquin at Univ. Vienna (painting & microscopy)    
Country of ActivityAustralia    
Worked forJohn Sibthorp & James Edward Smith: Flora Graeca, 10 vols, 1806-40; N. J. Jacquin; G. Jackson; E. Smith & D. Don; Robert Brown: Illust. Florae Nov Holl; John Lindley: Digitalis; Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher (1804-1849): Flora Norfolkicae (1833); Lambert: Descr. Pinus (1803-42) ; capt. Matthew Flinders: Terra Australis 1814 (expedition 1801-05); botanist Peter Good Heinrich Wilhelm Schott (1784-1856);    
PatronagePrince of Liechtenstein ;Count Dietrichstein ; Baron Nicol.Jacquin; Norbert Boccius; Royal Bot. Gardens Schönbrunn; Sir Joseph Banks; British Admiral    
CollaboratorsWilliam Westall ; MacKenzie ; ->Franz Bauer ; artist ->James Sowerby ; artist ->G. B. Sowerby I ;    
Techniquesbotanical, landscape, zoological, mammal, ichthyologial, ornithological, and natural painting, drawing, and copperplate engraving    
Sample(s)www.picturingplants.com/search?q=Ferdinand+Bauer ; http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-8748.00074/pdf ; wiki    
Archival sourcesNatural History Museum London ; Niedersächsische Staats- & Universitätsbibliotek Göttingen ; Naturhist. Museum Vienna ;     
Published sourcesAKL 7 1993: 542; ThB 3 1909: 67; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; J. Hooker: Flora Australia (1859); Blunt & Stearn: F. B. 1976; M. J. Norst: FB (1989); Pinault 1991; Saunders 1995: 14; Ann. Nathist. Mus. Wien 99B 1997; Lack: Eden 2000; Lack: Gebrüder Bauer (2003); Rice 1999: chapt.7; Rice 2010: chapt.7 ; Jackson 1994: 13 & 134f.; Magee 2009:76ff.; D. J. Mabberley 1999 ; Riedl-Dorn, Kölbert & Stuart: Ferdinand Lucas Bauer. Catalogue (Vienna 2014); Orchids 1991: 19;    
otherF. B. was active as draughtsman in Moravia, Austria, Germany, Greece & England; on board HMS Investigator, he took part in an expedition to Australia 1801-5 as botanical draughtsman; cf. Catalogue of holdings in Natural History Museum London of Australian botanical drawings of F. B., 1999. Further Places of Activity: Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Greece, and England. See also: http://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/HIBD-DB/ArtCat/recordlist.php?-skip=775&-max=25 .    
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