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Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    18th century - 19th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    29638:46

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A man is standing in the foreground, at the right of the image, with a shotgun raised in his hands, shooting at a group of ducks on some water who are flying away in panic. The man is wearing a top hat and three-quarter length coat. He has two small gundogs by his feet. In the air above the water, a flock of ducks can be seen. In the middle distance, below the man's shotgun, there are two figures in a small rowing boat.
On the verso there is an imprint of lines of text from another sheet, suggesting that this print was removed from a book containing text.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, engraved)

Date

18th century - 19th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm sheet, Width: 16.4 cm sheet, Height: 10.1 cm image, Width: 16 cm image

Descriptive line

Man with two gundogs at his feet, firing a shotgun at ducks on a lake. Engraving print on paper. Anonymous. 18th-19th century.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Lake; Hunter; Top hat; Hunting; Hunting; Man; Ducks

Categories

Prints; Hunting

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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