Gélibert, Gaston (Médouy/Hautes-Pyrénées 1850 – Châtillon-sous-Bagneux/Hauts-de-Seine 1931). Bracke. Head with collar to the left. Wood engraving by Jules Huyot (Toulouse 1841 – Eaubonne 1921). C. 1870. Inscribed: Gaston Gélibert, otherwise in German as above. 7¼ × 5¾ in (18.4 × 14.5 cm).
Pupil of his father, the animal painter Paul G., whose field he favored together with his brother Jules and continued including hunting. Showed at the Paris Salon since 1870. – Some feeble foxspots in the wide white margin below.
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