Series of 12 lithographs with hunting scenes

Aubry, Charles. Chasses anciennes d'après les manuscrits des XIV & Xve siècles.

Paris, Charles Motte, 1837.

Royal folio (410 x 552 mm). 12 numbered lithogr. plates. Stored loosely in original lithogr. folder.

 1,800.00

Fine series of 12 original lithographs showing hunting scenes such as made Aubry famous as an artist: hunting boars, deer, wolves, foxes and hares, as well as falconry, hunting with dogs, and hunting antilopes, gazelles, elephants and lions (under Charles the Great).

Some foxing. A fine copy from the library of the Duke Max Joseph in Bavaria (1808-88), father of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

Souhart 28. Thièbaud 48. Schwerdt I, 47f. OCLC 27191401.

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