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Landseer, Oxen at the Tank: Geneva. Antique print c1878.

Landseer, Oxen at the Tank: Geneva. Antique print c1878.

by Landseer, Edwin

Original steel engraving by C.Cousen after a drawing by (Sir) Edwin Landseer published in London circa 1878 for “The Works of Edwin Landseer, R.A.” a collection of the most famous works of this most celebrated animal painter.

Edwin Henry Landseer (1802-1873) studied with his father at the Royal Academy. Edwin specialized in animals and developed great skill in showing their anatomy, combining this with charm in his composition of each subject. In this beautiful scene he has perfectly portrayed the mood of this Swiss country scene.

Edwain Landseer 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.

This page is in condition with full margins, as published. Page size is 26.2 x 37cm (10.5 x 14.5 inches)

Stock Number: apEL.OxenPrice: $154.00