Léon Danchin (21 June 1887 - 4 August 1938) was a French artist , best recognized for his drawings of animals, primarily dogs, horses and birds. He was also a sculptor.
Danchin was born in Lille (France) on 21 June 1887, married in 1919, and susequently moved to Chantilly, close to Paris. His first works sold very well in France, but also in Belgium, the US and UK. Danchin later moved to Bergues, in the French Flanders, where he could hunt regularly and where he made many of the hunting scenes for which he is renowned, including the one offered here.
Source: Monography on the artist by Denis Montaut “Léon Danchin, animal artist”, Ed. Montaut, Bordeaux, Saint-Sulpice-et-Monteyrac, 2001
Multicolour lithography, 52 x 35 cm., signed in pencel “Léon Danchin” lower right corner and handnumbered in pencil 122/500, in its original simple hard-wooden frame.
- Title of artwork
- “Cocker et Canard” (Cocker and Duck)
- Léon Danchin (1887-1938)
- 19th century
- Hand signed
- Sold with frame
- Overall in good condition with traces of ageing
- Total dimensions
- 2×37×54 cm