Delacroix, Eugene. LIONNE DECHIRANT LA POITRINE D'UN ARABE. D.25. Second state, with the lettering "L'ARTISTE" above the image, and with the blindstamp of L'Artiste within the platemark, lower left. Softground etching, 1849. 8 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches; 215 x 284 mm., to platemark (note: Delteil's measurement, 270 x 150, puts length before height, and measures the extremities of the image, not the platemark). Signed "Eug. Delacroix" and dated 1849 within the image, lower left. Margins apparently trimmed to about 3/4 inch, else in very good condition.