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Les Lutteurs de la vallée d'Oberhasli / Voyage dans l'Oberland

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Les Lutteurs de la vallée d'Oberhasli

    Title (series)

    • Voyage dans l'Oberland
  • Description

    Two pairs of wrestlers watched by a group of figures on the left, with two cows on the right; two mountain peaks in the distance.
    Aquatint with hand colouring

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1820s (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 237 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 316.5 millimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed in pen on lower right: "Les lutteurs de l'Oberland Bernois. / Costumes d'Oberhasli les montagnes du Wetterhorn felthorn et plus loin L'Eiger."

        Noted in pencil on the back: "épreuve avant la lettre, / de tout rarité"

        And in another hand: "Berne - Oberland./ Les lutteurs de l'Oberland Bernois. / Costume de l'Oberhasli des montagnes du Wetterhorn, Fellhorn et de / L'Eiger. / J.Lory fils del gravé par F. Hurleman / Aquatinte en couleurs
  • Curator's comments

    There is a watercolour by Lory of a similar composition, 1958,0712.2001

  • Location

    BH/FF10/Swiss Lloyd Collection Unmounted Imp

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Lettered in pencil, lower left corner: "[L]B.2237". UNDER THE TERMS OF THE BEQUEST, NONE OF THE PRINTS OR DRAWINGS BEQUEATHED BY R. W. LLOYD MAY BE LENT OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM (Registration Numbers 1958,0712.318 to 3149).

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1095 (Lloyd Number)


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