About: Jigsaw Description: Horace Vernet (1789-1863) was one of the most successful artists of nineteenth-century France. Signed and dated 1836, The Lion Hunt painting, seems to have been a recollection of his first trip to Algeria. When the picture was first exhibited at the Paris Salon(1836) it was given the title Hunt in the Sahara Desert 28 May 1833. Image Credits: Horace Vernet
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