Antique Master Print, titled: ‘The Hawk.’ – Portrait of a hawk. One of the most famous prints after Landseer. Etching / mezzotint engraving Description: Forms a pair with its companion: ‘The Peregrine Falcon.’
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Charles George Lewis (1808-1880)’ after ‘Edwin Henry Landseer (1802-1873)’. Charles George Lewis (1808-1880) was an English engraver, who was trained in drawing and engraving by his father. Many of his best known works are after Edwin Landseer. Sir Edwin Henry Landseer (1802-1873) was and English painter, well known for his paintings of dogs and horses. However, his best known works are these statues: the lions on Trafalgar Square.
Condition: Very good, given age. Print has been framed and matted and has some light ghosting. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
The overall size is ca. 18 x 26.1 inch. The image size is ca. 15.2 x 23.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 45.8 x 66.3 cm. The image size is ca. 38.6 x 59.6 cm.