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Creator:
Print made by John Murphy, c.1748–1820, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Published by James Daniell, active ca. 1780–1820, British
Title:
[Animals: an eagle with a dead pheasant, watched by a fox]
Date:
1799
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/8 × 24 1/4 inches (49.2 × 61.6 cm) and Image: 19 × 24 inches (48.3 × 61 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, lower left: "J.Northcote R.A. pinx."; lower center: "London Publifhed Decr. 9 1799 by James Daniell & Co. | No.6 Great Charlotte Street, Blackfriar's Road"; lower right: "J. Murphy fculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.754
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | death | eagle (bird) | fox (animal) | pheasant
Access:
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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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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:44823
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