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)