SCHLEGEL, Hermann (1804-1884)
[Pair of hand colored plates from Traité de Fauconnerie, depicting falconry accoutrements]
Leiden and Dusseldorf: Chez Arnz & Comp, 1844-1853. Hand colored lithographs after and by Portman and von Wouw. Sheet sizes: 24 x 18 inches.
From "the finest work on falconry which has ever been produced" (Harting).
Schlegel's beautifully illustrated depicts scenes of falconry and the equipment used. These two plates depict hoods, pouches, tethers and other instruments.
Cottrell 24; Fine Bird Books (1990) p. 138; Harting 194; Christine Jackson Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World;, p.496; Landwehr 174; Nissen IVB 832; Schwerdt II:150; Thiébaud 833; Zimmer 554.