A Greyhound's Head

A Greyhound's Head

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Description
Mezzotint after painting by Jan Wyck, once in the Small Breakfast Room at Houghton. Now in State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. 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 Horse’s Head by Rubens, and the two small 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
engraver
Earlom, Richard
delineator
Farington, Joseph
publisher
Boydell, John
artist attribution
Wyck, Thomas
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
plate: 29.2 cm x 18.4 cm; 11 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in
overall: 32.8 cm x 22.3 cm; 12 29/32 in x 8 25/32 in
ID Number
1978.0534.02.74
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.02.74
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Dogs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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