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Print - THE FOX

THE FOX

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed and published)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hancock, Charles, born 1802 - died 1877 (artist)
    Parr, R. (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.899-1896

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'THE FOX'. A fox ducking beneath an angled tree trunk and looking upwards to the top-right of the picture.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed and published)

Date

mid 19th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Hancock, Charles, born 1802 - died 1877 (artist)
Parr, R. (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

THE FOX.
Title, centre below image.

C. Hancock
Below bottom-left corner of image, almost illegible.

R. Parr
Below bottom-right corner of image, almost illegible.

Dimensions

Height: 10.4 cm of sheet, Width: 13.7 cm of sheet, Height: 9.2 cm of image, Width: 13.1 cm of image

Descriptive line

'THE FOX'. A fox ducking beneath an angled tree trunk and looking upwards to the top-right of the picture. Engraving print on paper. After an 1833 painting by Charles Hancock. Engraved by Richard Parr for the New Sporting magazine. Great Britain. Mid 19th century.

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

Gilbey, Walter (Sir). 'Animal painters of England from the year 1650 : a brief history of their lives and works: illustrated with--specimens of their painting' London : Vinton & Co. 1900.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Tree; Fox

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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