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Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gilpin, Sawrey, born 1733 - died 1807 (artist)
    Scott, James (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Intaglio print on paper

  • Museum number:

    29638:95

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Hare coursing. Two sight-hounds (probably whippets or greyhounds), viewed almost in profile, in open countryside chasing a small rabbit across to the left of the image.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, printed)

Date

19th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Gilpin, Sawrey, born 1733 - died 1807 (artist)
Scott, James (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Intaglio print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm sheet, Width: 20 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Hare coursing. Two sight-hounds, viewed almost in profile, chasing a small rabbit across to the left of the image. Intaglio print on paper. Engraved by J. Scott, after a painting by S. Gilpin. Great Britain. 19th century.

Production Note

The print is inscribed 'S. Gilpin pinx.' and 'J. Scott sculpt.', these probably refer to Sawrey Gilpin and James Scott, respectively.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Intaglio printing

Subjects depicted

Rabbit; Hunting; Hare; Dogs; Hare coursing; Hunting

Categories

Prints; Hunting

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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