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The Peregrin Falcon - Mezzotint Engraving c.1843.

May 25, 2014

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer RA (7 March 1802 – 1 October 1873) was an English Painter well known for his paintings of animals—particularly horses, dogs and stags. The best known of Landseer's works, however, are sculptures the lions in Trafalgar Square. The Monarch of the Glen another.
Landseer was rumoured to be able to paint with both hands at the same time, for example, paint a horse's head with the right and its tail with the left, simultaneously.
The architect Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens  was named after him and was his godson—Lutyens' father was a friend of Landseer.




After Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, RA
The Peregrine Falcon
by Charles George Lewis,
mezzotint engravings, printed by R. Lloyd, c.1843
 (25 3/16 x 16 15/16in).
Price on Application.






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