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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century to late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tempest, Pierce, born 1653 - died 1717 (etcher)
    Barlow, Francis (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching print on laid paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dominic Naish

  • Museum number:

    E.1155-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box A

Physical description

Etching featuring two hunting dogs chasing two flying grouse?, watched by a hawk in a tree. A grouse hides beneath the undergrowth.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

mid 17th century to late 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Tempest, Pierce, born 1653 - died 1717 (etcher)
Barlow, Francis (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching print on laid paper

Dimensions

Height: 12.6 cm image, trimmed, Width: 17.9 cm image, trimmed, Height: 17.5 cm card, Width: 23 cm card

Object history note

This illustration is plate 40 in Various Birds and Beasts Drawn from Life by Francis Barlow. Printed for T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhill & Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street.

Descriptive line

Two hunting dogs chasing two flying grouse(?), watched by a hawk in a tree. Etching print on laid paper. Etched by Pierce(?) Tempest, after Francis Barlow. Plate 40 in 'Various Birds and Beasts Drawn from the Life' by Francis Barlow. Great Britain. Mid -late 17th century.

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

Various Birds and Beasts Drawn from Life by Francis Barlow. Printed for T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhill & Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street.

Production Note

'PTempest ex' inscribed on untrimmed version E.214-1906.
This illustration is plate 40 in Various Birds and Beasts Drawn from Life by Francis Barlow. Printed for T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhill & Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street.

Materials

Laid paper

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Hawks (birds of prey); Spaniel (dog); Tree; Grouse

Categories

Prints; Illustration; Books; Hunting

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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