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The Peregrine Falcon

Artist:
After Sir Edwin Henry Landseer (British, London 1802–1873 London)
Engraver:
Charles George Lewis (British, Enfield, Middlesex 1808–1880 Felpham, Sussex)
Publisher:
Graves and Warmsley (London)
Date:
1843
Medium:
Mezzotint, etching and stipple
Dimensions:
Plate: 25 9/16 × 17 11/16 in. (65 × 45 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.40.145
Not on view
A bird of prey sits on a perch wearing a hood, its beak turned to the right, with a bell around its feet, and hilly countryside in the background. Based on a painting exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1837.
Vendor: John Britnell & Son
Graves 231
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