Description: This is an original lithograph (inclusing text pages!) of a horse, published by Schillemans & Van Belkum, Zutphen, Netherlands. This print was part of the Dutch edition of "Paardenrassen Kunstalbum" , a portfolio with 41 lithographed plates based on paintings by Eerelman, which depict different breeds of draft horses. The encompanying text descriptions are by E.A.L. Quadekker. The lithographs for this rare portfolio were made by R. Schoenbeck and J.L. Goffart.
Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Otto Eerelman'. The famous Dutch painter Otto Eerelman (1839-1926) was born in Groningen. He enjoyed his basic art education in Groningen. He was further educated in Paris and Brussels. At the end of the 19th c. he worked in the Hague and his fame grew, giving him large commissions including the Dutch Royal Family. His portret of the 8 year old later Queen Wilhelmina on her pony 'Baby' is well known. Otto Eerelman was productive. Initially he painted often historic themes, later he mostly painted animals.
Antique print, untitled. Antique print, titled: 'Het Belgische Paard.' - A Belgian Horse.
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