Jean Baptiste Oudry, Goshawk + Ducks

Oudry, Jean Baptiste (Paris 1686 – Beauvais 1755). Goshawk in driving attack on ducks in the reeds. Etching by Johann Heinrich Tischbein II (Haina 1742 – Kassel 1808). (1773.) 7⅛ × 9½ in (18.2 × 24.2 cm).

Oudry’s fine sujet of 1733 as oil in Copenhagen (Thieme-Becker). – Sheet 40 of the Tischbein set of the “Fair Game” of 1827 – Lindner 11.2083.01 with erroneously Joh. Hch. I Tischbein as author; Schwerdt III, 173 – as a compilation mounted in points of throughout old till earlier impressions. The one here from the collection of the legendary railroad king Dr. Strousberg at Berlin und now unmounted. – On verso at the left subfield light brown stipples being left behind after cleaning. – Signatures and dates presumably taken away and not “before all letter” as catalogued partly.

Offer no. 14,903 / EUR  253. / export price EUR  240. (c. US$ 290.) + shipping

Also see Johann Heinrich Tischbein’s
Collection of 170 Etchings & Aquatints after Drawings
Showcase copy in the exclusive red leather binding of
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(Mijnheer P. E., 24. Januar 2008)


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