Tischbein II, Johann Heinrich (Haina, Hesse, 1742 – Cassel 1808). A Goshawk which captured a Duck. The moment of striking in the reeds. Very finely dominant, especially the goshawk. Drawn from life. Etching. 5⅛ × 6¼ in (13 × 16 cm).
Leaf 42 of the 1827 Tischbein set of the “Fair Game” Nagler 44 – Lindner 11.2083.01; Schwerdt III, 173 – as a compilation mounted in points of throughout old till earlier impressions. – Trimmed on platemark. Small paper scrape off reaching 4 mm into the left margin of the subject. Here and there little fox spots.
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