A Bison by Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73). Black chalk. “Lent by His Grace the Duke of Westminster” “The Duke of Westminster's sketch, ‘A Bison,’ was, it may be assumed, a study made in the Zoological Gardens: it is very arefully executed in black chalk, and is most characteristic of the animal” Source of text and image: “Studies and Sketches by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.” (1875): 259. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Formatting and text by George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the Hathi Trust and the University of Michigan and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document, or cite it in a print one.]


“Studies and Sketches by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.” Art-Journal (1875): 257-60. Hathi Trust version of a copy in the University of Michigan Library. Web. 24 March 2014

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