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Print - A Thorough-Bred one Falling at his Fence
  • A Thorough-Bred one Falling at his Fence
    Laporte, George Henry, born 1799 - died 1873
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A Thorough-Bred one Falling at his Fence

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    01/12/1831 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Laporte, George Henry, born 1799 - died 1873 (painter)
    Romney, John, born 1786 - died 1863 (engraver)
    M. A. Pittman (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.874-1896

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'A Thorough-Bred One Falling at his Fence'. A dark-coloured horse falling on landing after coming over a fence, its male rider deposited on the ground before it. The rider holds a whip in his hand and his top hat has fallen off behind him. In the distance two other horses and riders can be seen continuing on their way.

Place of Origin

London (printed and published)

Date

01/12/1831 (published)

Artist/maker

Laporte, George Henry, born 1799 - died 1873 (painter)
Romney, John, born 1786 - died 1863 (engraver)
M. A. Pittman (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

A THOROUGH-BRED ONE FALLING AT HIS FENCE.
Title, centre below image.

G. H. Laporte. Pinxt.
Below bottom-left corner of image.

I. Romney. Sculpt.
Below bottom-right corner of image.

Published by M.A. Pittman, Warwick Square, London, Decr. 1.1831
Centre, below title.

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm of sheet, Width: 15.5 - 15.6 cm of sheet, Height: 10.5 cm of image, Width: 13 cm of image

Descriptive line

'A Thorough-Bred One Falling at his Fence'. A dark-coloured horse falling on landing after coming over a fence, its male rider deposited on the ground. After a painting by George Henry Laport. Engraved by John Romney. Published by M. A. Pittman, London. 1831.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Fence; Equestrians; Horses; Trees

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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