The Wounded Bittern.From the Original Picture in the Painter's Possession.
London, Published November 1st 1834 by J. Mc.Cormick, 147, Strand.
A rare lithograph on india laid paper, sheet 330 x 365mm. 13 x 14½". Lower left corner chipped; small closed tears to upper edge. Sheet trimmed to india.
A cocker spaniel emerging from water to attack a wounded bittern among the reads. Bitterns are in the heron family of wading birds, and are now fairly scarce around Britain's waterways, but were hunted extensively in the 19th century.
[Ref: 19420] £220.00