Antique Print-HORSE RACE-JOCKEY-Volkers-1880

Price: € 42,50

Subject: Plate : 'Im Rennen.' (Horse Race.)
Condition: Fine. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Original wood engravings on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 31 x 24 cm. The image size is ca. 24 x 16 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 12.2 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 9.4 x 6.3 inch.
Part Number: 14770
Location: A4-23
Description: These very scarce prints originate from: 'Abbildungen vorzüglicher Pferde-Rassen', by Emil Volkers, made c. 1880. Some of these prints were also used for an even scarser: 'Sport, Illustrierte Blätter für Reiter und Pferdefreunde', published by Schickhardt & Ebner, Stuttgart.

Artists and Engravers: Emil Volkers (1831-1905): German painter, lithographer. He is known for his landscape and animal scenes. For a time he worked for the Prince of Romania in Bucharest, but most of his career was spend in Düsseldorf.