Lot 252: 1880's Photogravure, Falcon Chase In Algeria
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Original 1883 Photogravure print, from a limited imperial edition of 1000, "The Masterpiece of French Art". The print, on Japon paper, was taken from the original painting by Eugene Fromentin that wasdisplayed in the Gallery Of The Luxembourg. Falcon Chase In Algeria: The Hawk's Reward. The scene - a falcon hunt - a group of mounted chiefs, with falcons on wrists, watching Arabs in the foreground, as theydeliver a rabbit that was just seized. 10" X 14". Light foxing & an older water stain that is visible in the top 1/4th of the print. Comes with original divider page that tells about the scene.