Jules Gélibert, Isengrim

Gélibert, Jules (Bagnères-de-Bigorre/Hautes-Pyrénées 1834 – Capbreton/Landes 1916). Isengrim. Before wintery snowy pole wood stopping short, looking at the beholder. Wood engraving by Jules Huyot (Toulouse 1841 – Eaubonne 1921). C. 1870. Inscribed: JHuyot. / Jules Gélibert, otherwise typographically in German as above. 7⅝ × 8⅝ in (14.8 × 21.8 cm).

Thieme-Becker XIII, 365; AKL LI, 198 f.: “(Gélibert produces) almost exclusively realistic animal and hunting depictions which concentrate on the chief subject”. – Pupil of his father, the animal painter Paul G., whose field he favoured together with his brother Gaston and continued including hunting. Showed at the Paris Salon since 1859, then in Brussels & Berlin, too.

Offer no. 11,220 / EUR  65. (c. US$ 79.) + shipping

– – – The same printed with tone plate on heavy paper, but without the typographical designation. – The white margins slightly foxed.

Offer no. 11,975 / EUR  87. (c. US$ 105.) + shipping

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