Portraits of Hounds

Portraits of Hounds

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Description
Mezzotint with stipple and etching after painting by John Wootton once in the Hunting Hall at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England. The painting does not seem to have been included in the sale to Catherine II of Russia, although it was engraved for the volume of prints. Present location of the painting is unknown. Print removed from George P. Marsh’s copy of The Houghton Gallery, vol. 2.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
Object Type
Intaglio Processes
Other Terms
Print; Intaglio; Mezzotint
date made
1780
engraver
Earlom, Richard
graphic artist
Farington, Joseph
publisher
Boydell, John
original artist
Wootton, John
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.25 cm x 27.75 cm; 8 3/8 in x 10 15/16 in
plate: 19 cm x 25.5 cm; 7 15/32 in x 10 1/32 in
ID Number
1978.0534.03.24
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.03.24
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Dogs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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