1825 Zahn - Famed lithographed portrait of BARRY St. Bernard Dog Switzerland
Lithograph on stone of 'Barry' a famous St. Bernard Alpine rescue dog, shown standing with his head lowered and wearing a metal collar. The French inscription below the image states that he saved the lives of many unfortunate travellers.
32 x 18.7 cm
Published ca 1825.
Chez D. Zahn, Prasparatr. au Musée.' (Below bottom-right corner of image.)
'BARRY, / Qui a sauvé vie à beaucoup de malheureux voyageurs sur le grand St. Bernard.' (Centre, below image and credits. The name/title written in a different font to the inscription below.)
Shown in profile, facing to the right of the image, standing with his head lowered. The depiction taken from the taxidermied body of Barry at the Natural History Museum in Berne. Lithograph print on paper.