Edward Orme - Arabs Hunting Ostriches - 1813

Edward Orme - Arabs Hunting Ostriches - 1813

Original hand-coloured print by Edward Orme entitled “Arabs Hunting Ostriches”. It represents a man on horseback brandishing a stick and pursuing a flock of fleeing ostriches. In the background, two other horsemen chase another flock. Illustrated by J. (John Heaviside) Clark del.; engraved by (Samuel) Howitt & (Matthew) Dubourg sculpt. One of a series of prints included in the publication “Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes &c. &c.” based on drawings by Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch &c. Print published by Edward Orme, January 1st, 1813, Bond St. (London).

 

Artist: Edward Orme, 1813.

Medium: Hand-coloured aquatint etching on paper.

Condition: Very good condition.

Dimensions: 17 x 22 cm. / 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.

Frame: Sold without frame.

Origin: England.