Alexander Pope Jr. [Black Ducks]. From Upland Game Birds and Water Fowl of the United States.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong and Co., 1877-78. 14 x 20. Chromolithograph. Very good condition.
A particularly fine example of the use of chromolithography in the 1870s, this print beautifully reproduce the texture and feeling of Pope's original watercolors. Pope indeed has become known for the vividness and charm of his sporting prints, and this series, printed by Armstrong and Co, specialists in chromolithography, represents some of his best work.
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