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Print - Death Of The Stag
  • Death Of The Stag
    Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640
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Death Of The Stag

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/11/1826 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)
    Scott, John R. (engraver)
    Pittman, J. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    29638:166

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A stag being pursued and attacked by a pack of six large dogs. The group are moving down an earth bank towards the right of the image, into a river. The stag is kicking one of the dogs with its hind leg, whilst another dog bites at its neck.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/11/1826 (published)

Artist/maker

Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)
Scott, John R. (engraver)
Pittman, J. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'DEATH OF THE STAG.'
Title, central below image.

'Published by J. Pittman, Warrick Square, London,Novr.1.1826.'
Central, below title.

Dimensions

Height: 14.2-14.3 cm sheet, Width: 22.1 cm sheet, Height: 10.5 cm image, Width: 13.5 cm image

Descriptive line

'Death Of The Stag'. Stag being pursued and attacked by a pack of six large dogs. Engraving print on paper. Engraved by J. R. Scott, after a painting by Rubens. Published by J. Pittman, London, 1826.

Production Note

The print is inscribed 'J R Scott Sct.', this is most probably John R. Scott, an engraver active in the early 19th century.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Stag; Hunting; Dogs; River; Hunting

Categories

Prints; Hunting

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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