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Creator:
Print made by John Porter, active 1838
after Lucas Beattie, active 1835–1838
Title:

The Chillington Oxen

Additional Title(s):

The Chillington Oxen, to T. W. Giffard, Esq.

Date:
1838
Medium:
Line engraving and mezzotint with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 18 1/4 x 21 1/2 inches (46.4 x 54.6 cm) and Image: 15 x 20 inches (38.1 x 50.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "C"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered lower left: "Painted by Lucas Beattie."; lower right: "Engraved by John Porter, 9 Mary Street, Regents Park."; lower center: "THE CHILLINGTON OXEN, | To T.W. Giffard, Esqre., this Engraving from the Original Picture | Is most respectfully dedicated by his Obedient Servant Lucas Beattie. | Published Decr. 1, 1838, By Lucas Beattie, Wolverhampton."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.268
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agronomy | animal art | farming | husbandry | science
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44353
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Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA)


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