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Creator:
Print made by A. M. Gauci, fl.1848–1869
after A. M. Gauci, fl.1848–1869
Title:

Lady Fragrant, at 7 Years Old

Former Title(s):

Animals: Lady Fragrant, at 7 years old, the property of Thomas C. Booth, Esqre. Warlaby, Yorkshire, winner of twenty three cups & prizes.

Date:
1870
Medium:
Lithograph with hand coloring on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/4 x 22 1/2 inches (45.1 x 57.2 cm) and Image: 14 1/4 x 19 3/4 inches (36.2 x 50.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "C"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered lower left within image: "A.M.Gauci | 1870"; lower left: "FROM LIFE & ON STONE BY A GAUCI | 1865. Yorkshire Show, Doncaster, | Champion Cup as best Animal in the Yard. | 1865. Durham County at Durham. | 100 Guinea Challenge Cup as best Animal in the Yard. | 1868. Yorkshire at Wetherby, | Champion Cup as best Cow or Heifer in the Yard. | 1868. Graven Show at Skipton, | one of Six Animals that won the Champion Cup. | 1869. Lincolnshire at Lincoln, | Champion Prize for best Cow or Heifer in Yard. | 1869. Yorkshire at Beverley, | Champion cup as best Cow or Heifer in Yard. | 1869. Durham County at Bishop Auckland | 100 Guinea Challenge Cup as best Animal in Yard | which became the property of the Exhibitor."; lower center: "LADY FRAGRANT, AT 7 YEARS OLD, | THE PROPERTY OF | THOMAS C. BOOTH, ESQRE. WARLABY, YORKSHIRE, | WINNER OF | TWENTY THREE CUPS & PRIZES."; lower right: "PRINTED BY M & N HANHART | 1864. Yorkshire Show at Howden 1st prize Yearling Heifer | Cleveland, Redcar... 1st " " " | Scarborough ... 1st " " " | 1865. R.A.S.E. at Plymouth... 1st. prize 2 year old Heifer. | Yorkshire, Doncaster ... 1st. | Durham County, Durham 1st " " " | Northamptonshire Peterboro. 1st " " " | Northumberland, Morpeth... 1st " " " | 1866 / 7. years of the Cattle Plague, no exhibitions. | 1868. R.A..S.E. at Leicester ... 1st Prize Cow. | Lincolnshire, Grantham... 1st " " " | Yorkshire, Wetherby.... 1st " " " | Graven, Skipton ..... " " " | 1869. R.A.S.E. at Manchester... 1st " " " | Northumberland, Hexham 1st " " " | Durham County, Bishop Auckland 1st prize Cow. | Yorkshire, Beverley ........1st " " "

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.420
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agronomy | animal art | cow | farming | husbandry | obesity | science
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44514
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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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