Rearing Horse

Rearing Horse

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Description
Mezzotint after painting attributed to Anthony Van Dyck but now given to Rubens, once in the Small Breakfast Room at Houghton. Sent to the Hermitage Palace in 1779; sold 1931; now in private collection. Print tipped onto sheet bound in George P. Marsh’s copy of The Houghton Gallery, vol. 1. At Houghton Hall the painting was hung as a pair with A Greyhound’s Head by Wyck, and the two prints were mounted on the same page in the volume.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print, mezzotint
Object Type
Mezzotint
date made
1777
artist attribution
Van Dyck, Anthony
engraver
Earlom, Richard
delineator
Farington, Joseph
publisher
Boydell, John
artist attribution
Rubens, Peter Paul
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
plate: 29.2 cm x 18.5 cm; 11 1/2 in x 7 9/32 in
overall: 32.6 cm x 22 cm; 12 27/32 in x 8 21/32 in
ID Number
1978.0534.02.73
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.02.73
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Horses
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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