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They  do  what  they  always  did

Only  recently  again  in  Upper  Lusatia / Saxony

27  Sheep  in  one  Night

But  of  course  absolutely  no  danger  ( for  humans )

Wolves massacre a flock of sheep

Loups au Carnage, Les. Wolves attacking a flock of sheep and goats in hilly landscape. Toned wood engraving by Jules Huyot (Toulouse 1841 – Eaubonne 1921) after Jules Gélibert (Bagnères-de-Bigorre/Hautes-Pyrénées 1834 – Capbreton/Landes 1916). C. 1870. 11⅝ × 12⅝ in (22 × 32 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. 6,149 / EUR  118. (c. US$ 136.) + shipping

– – The same in an impression of 1873 without tone plate on lighter paper paginated “37”, though without text on the back, too. 8⅞ × 12½ in (22.5 × 31.8 cm).

Offer no. 11,222 / EUR  91. (c. US$ 105.) + shipping


„ das Blatt (Ridinger, Th. 288) ist heute wohlbehalten -perfekt verpackt- eingetroffen … “

(Herr K.-H. K., 3. Januar 2013)

 

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