HAGHE, Louis. 19764



Autograph Letter Signed ‘L.Haghe’, to Henry Graves, the print seller, introducing “a distinguished painter of animals from Sweden”. A fine one page example 7 x 4 inches, with the address leaf. 8 September 1847. Louis Haghe (1806 –1885), Belgian lithographer and watercolourist. Together with William Day (1797–1845), around 1830 he formed the partnership Day & Haghe, which became the most famous early Victorian firm of lithographic printing in London. His most ambitious project was providing 250 images for David Roberts’ The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, and Nubia printed between 1842–1849.