1873 Wood Engraving Hubert von Herkomer Art Arrest Poacher Bavaria Germany YTG6

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"Sketches in the Bavarian Alps - The Arrest of a Poacher"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Sir Hubert von Herkomer (1849-1914) entitled, "The Arrest of a Poacher", that portrays a gendarme coming to arrest a German poacher of the King's deer in the forests of the Alps Mountains in Bavaria, Germany, Europe, during the Victorian era.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 13.5 inches; 25 x 34 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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This piece was illustrated by Herkomer, Hubert. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by C. Roberts.

Keywords specific to this image: Hunting, Sportsman

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