Animals: Landseer, Sir Edwin, Beagles, c1878

Animals: Landseer, Sir Edwin, Beagles, c1878

Regular price $195.00 Sale

Date: c1878

Artist: Landseer, Sir Edwin

Engraver: Lewis, Charles George

Size: 175 x 125mm

Condition: very good

Technique: wood engraving

Price: $195

Description: wood engraving with later hand colouring

Provinance:

After a drawing by Sir Edwin Landseer, from a collection of the most famous works of this most celebrated animal painter, published in London circa 1878. 

Biography:

 Landseer, Edwin Henry (1802 -1873)

Landseer studied with his father, Engraver, John Landseer,  at the Royal Academy.

Brother of Engraver Charles Landseer. Edwin specialised in animals and developed great skill in showing their anatomy. He achieved great professional and social success and was a favourite painter of Queen Victoria

He was elected to the Royal academy in 1831 and was knighted in 1850

As a sculptor, he is best known for his bronze lions at the base of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square