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FOX HUNTING IN INDIA

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bateman, J. (artist)
    Paterson, George (engraver)
    Pittman, J. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.903-1896

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'FOX HUNTING IN INDIA'. A horseback hunt in progress (running from the right to the left of the picture), in a landscape featuring palm trees and a crevice. One man on horseback has just cleared the crevice, another horse and rider remain on the left-hand side as the horse has refused to jump. In the foreground to the right of the picture, a rider has just fallen from his mount. To the left of the picture, two hounds are very close to catching a fox.

Place of Origin

London (printed and published)

Date

early 19th century (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Bateman, J. (artist)
Paterson, George (engraver)
Pittman, J. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

FOX HUNTING IN INDIA.
Title, centre below image.

J Bateman Pinxt
Below bottom-left corner of image.

G Paterson Sc
Below bottom-right corner of image.

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm of sheet, Width: 16.1 - 16.2 cm of sheet, Height: 9.6 cm of image, Width: 13.6 cm of image

Descriptive line

'FOX HUNTING IN INDIA'. A horseback hunt in progress (running from the right to the left of the picture), in a landscape featuring palm trees and a crevice. Engraving print on paper. After a painting by J. Bateman. Engraved by G. Paterson. Published by Pittman, London. Early 19th century.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Men; Palm trees; Horses; Fox; Hounds; Hunting

Categories

Prints; Hunting

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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