The Caracal Cat
ARTIST DANIEL GIRAUD ELLIOT
FROM A Monograph of the Felidae or Family of Cats
TITLE Pallas Thibetan Cat
CONDITION Hand colored lithograph.
Sheet size: 18.5 x 23.5 inches.
DATE London 1878-1883
The American zoologist Daniel Giraud Elliot was instrumental in reviving the art of sumptuous natural history plate books. This survey of feline species is a high point in the work of the best illustrators of the day hired to complete the work, Joseph Wolf and Joseph Smit. .