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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Burford, ca. 1710–after 1774, British
after James Seymour, 1702–1752, British
Published by Laurie & Whittle, 1755?–1836, British
Title:

The Death of the Fox

Date:
1794
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, smooth, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 15 9/16 inches (27.9 x 39.6 cm), Plate: 9 13/16 x 13 11/16 inches (25 x 34.8 cm), and Image: 9 5/16 x 13 11/16 inches (23.6 x 34.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "Not lot | lot 81 | Sold (?Soth) Jan 24, 98 | Cat in Y[...]"; lower center: "#9"

Lettered, lower left under image: "Seymour Pinx.t"; lower center under image: "~~~ The Death of the FOX. ~~~ ~~~ La Mort du Renard. ~~~ | Published 12th May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London."; lower right under image: "T. Burford Fecit. 6"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.842
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | death | dogs (animals) | equestrians | forest | fox (animal) | fox hunting | hankerchief | horn | horses (animals) | hunters | hunting | landscape | pond | resting | sporting art | top hats | whips
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22533
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