1893 LOUIS WAIN Antique Print MR & MRS ELEPHANT Encounter Two Rabbits
1893 LOUIS WAIN Antique Print MR & MRS ELEPHANT Encounter Two Rabbits
1893 LOUIS WAIN Antique Print MR & MRS ELEPHANT Encounter Two Rabbits
1893 LOUIS WAIN Antique Print MR & MRS ELEPHANT Encounter Two Rabbits
1893 LOUIS WAIN Antique Print MR & MRS ELEPHANT Encounter Two Rabbits

1893 LOUIS WAIN Antique Print MR & MRS ELEPHANT Encounter Two Rabbits

Product code: LW/ F 1/2
£25.00
Original antique print by Louis Wain dated 1893 from The Sketch a Victorian magazine. It shows an elephant couple and two rabbits.

LOUIS WAIN Elephant Print

An original full page from a Victorian magazine:
 

Artist/Illustrator: Louis Wain
Title: An Elephantine Paradox
Print Surface: Paper - printed on both sides.
Dimensions: 350x245mm (14x9.5"ins.) overall.
Date of Publication/Production: 1893
Provenance: The Sketch magazine; Publisher: The Illustrated London News and The Sketch Ltd. London 1893. reive 

Mr and Mrs Elephant and two rabbits clash - drawn by Louis Wain.miel

Info: Louis Wain was an English artist born Clerkenwell, London in 1860. He was best known for his drawings (which often featured large-eyed cats and kittens) of anthropomorphised animals. He was a freelance artist and worked throughout the 1880's and beyond for various publications and newspapers including the Illustrated London News, The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, The Sketch, etc. He illustrated many childrens books etc. He was associated with the National Cat Club. He died in Napsbury Hospital St Albans on 4 July 1939.

On the reverse page is a drawing by Dudley Hardy titled The Light Side of Nature - Literature and shows a Gaiety style girl. sleekburnc.

The Sketch was a British illustrated newspaper/magazine, which focused on the theatre, high society and aristocracy, art, sport and leisure A Journal of Art and Actuality. It ran between 1893 and 1959. It was renowned for its engravings, images, and high photographic content.

CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

From the date stated and not a later reproduction. This is a page from a Victorian periodical and therefore is printed on both sides. The page measures overall approximately 350x245mm (14 x 9.5"ins.) approx. There is some age yellowing around the edges; the borders are titled, dated and numbered - please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent RM Small Parcels.

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Product Code LW/ F 1/2
Weight 0.31kg