[Study of a Lion.]
London, Henry Graves & Co. Decr. 1st 1892. Copyright.
Mixed-method engraving, india proof from a limited edition, 200 x 265mm. 8 x 10½". Presented with original descriptive text leaf. A fine impression, with untrimmed margins.
From a study by Edwin Landseer (1802 - 1873) for his sculpted Lions at the base of Nelson's Column; the sketch was exhibited at the RA in 1869. From 'The Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A., "Library Edition"', H. Graves (in parts, 1880s-90s). Printsellers' Association blindstamp lower left.
Printsellers' Association p.153.
[Ref: 23477] £130.00