St. Bernhard Dogs

St. Bernard Dogs. Two dogs in the snowed-up mountains, one scenting into a crevasse. In the back the hospiz of the Great St. Bernard. Toned wood engraving by Richard Henkel after Friedrich Specht (Lauffen on the Neckar 1839 – Stuttgart 1909) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875/77.) Inscribed: FSpecht / A Closs X I / R Henkel sc., otherwise as above. 10⅞ × 8 in (27.5 × 20.4 cm).

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