Bengal Tigers

Tigres du Bengale, Jeunes. Two young Bengal Tigers in the Jungle. Toned wood engraving by Eduard Adé (first mentioned 1865) in Stuttgart after Auguste André Lançon (St. Claude, Jura, 1836 – Paris 1887). C. 1870. Inscribed: E. Adé. Stuttg. / A. LANCON. 8⅝ × 12½ in (21.9 × 31.7 cm).

Thieme-Becker XXII, 285 f. – “Under the influence of Barye and Delacroix Lançon devoted himself chiefly to the depiction of predaceous animals”. – On strong paper, its wide white margin somewhat foxspotted.

Offer no. 11,998 / EUR  189. (c. US$ 218.) + shipping

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(Mr. H. A. P., December 12, 2001)


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