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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    mid to late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf D, box 169

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

London (made)


mid to late 17th century (made)


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

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

PTempest ex.
Lower right within platemark

FBarlow delin:
Lower left within platemark

Lower left within platemark

Top right corner of image


Height: 13.6 cm platemark, Width: 18.5 cm platemark, Height: 22.7 cm page, Width: 33.5 cm page, approx, tight binding, Height: 23.6 cm binding, Width: 35 cm

Descriptive line

Etching after Francis Barlow by Pierce? Tempest, plate 40 from Barlow's Various Birds and Beasts, 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.

Subjects depicted

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


Prints; Illustration; Books


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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