[Warrior dressed in a Lion Skin.]
Etching. Proof plate 280 x 195mm. 11 x 7¾". Tear into bottom margin.
Philip James de Loutherbourg [1740 - 1812] he studied under Carle van Loo and Casanova and in 1771 he is in London in service of Garrick at Drury Lane where he was active as a scene painter pioneering many forms of set exhibition. This study of a man dressed with a lion skin over his head in the style of the series "Iere suite de soldats" published in France c.1770.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 16395] £140.00