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Creator:
Print made by Samuel William Reynolds, 1773–1835, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:
Hawking: The Falconer. Mr. Sam'l. Northcote of Plymouth
Date:
1797
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/4 x 13 7/8in. (50.2 x 35.2cm), Plate: 19 15/16 × 13 7/8 inches (50.6 × 35.3 cm), and Image: 17 15/16 × 13 7/8 inches (45.5 × 35.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered, lower left, below image: "James Northcote R.A. pinx !"; lower right, below image: "Sam. W. Reynolds sculp!"; lower center, bleow image: "Mr. Sam'l. Northcote of Plymouth | The Falconer | London Published March 1. 1797. by I.R. Smith, King Street, Covent Garden"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.750
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dog (animal) | glove | hawk | portrait
Associated Places:
Devon | England | Plymouth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Picture Talking: James Northcote and the Fables (Yale Center for British Art, 2014-10-02 - 2014-12-14)

Publications:
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Mark (Andrew Mark), Ledbury, James Northcote, history painting, and the Fables, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 103, 104, fig. 95, NJ18.N79 L43 2014 (YCBA)

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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44820
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