Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Drawing - A Tiger Hunt
  • A Tiger Hunt
    Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834
  • Enlarge image

A Tiger Hunt

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    mid 18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    very slightly executed, in pen

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.904

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 37

Physical description

Study for a hunting scene, several horsemen with weapons upraised around a tiger which has sprung on the back of one of the horses; Very slightly executed in pen; Later engraved and entitled 'A Tiger Hunt'.

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

mid 18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

very slightly executed, in pen

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 in, Width: 6.2 in

Object history note

This was later engraved and entitled 'A Tiger Hunt'.

Descriptive line

Stothard, Thomas; Study for a tiger hunting scene; Very slightly executed in pen; Later engraved and entitled 'A Tiger Hunt'; English School; Mid 18th - early 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Pen

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Sketching

Subjects depicted

Tigers; Horses; Men; Hunting; Horsemen; Hunting

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.