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  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1640-1680 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barlow, F. (artist)
    Gaywood, Richard (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Intaglio print on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

In the centre of the picture is a hound dog, viewed in profile, looking to the left, at a cat on top of what appears to be a stone plinth. A spaniel dog stretches up the side of the structure and another cat can be seen below it. On the right of the picture, a male dog sits chained to a wooden structure. NB: The laid paper has a foolscap watermark.

Place of Origin

London (printed)


1640-1680 (engraved)


Barlow, F. (artist)
Gaywood, Richard (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Intaglio print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

The paper features a foolscap watermark (a court jester wearing his distinctive bell-tipped multi-pointed cockscomb cap).

F Barlow Invent
In lower-left corner of image.

R Gaywood fecit Lond
Lower-edge, centre of image.

Written in pencil, top-left corner of sheet.

Written in ink, bottom-left corner of sheet.


Height: 19.8 - 20 cm of sheet, Width: 31.5 cm of sheet (approx), Height: 15.4 cm of plate impression (approx), Width: 21.6 cm of plate impression (approx)

Descriptive line

A hound, a spaniel and another chained up dog looking towards a cat. Intaglio print on laid paper (with a foolscap watermark). By Richard Gaywood, after a design by F. Barlow. 1640-1680.


Laid paper



Subjects depicted

Chain; Trees; Collar; Dogs; Cats




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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