Four Prize Wethers
- Former Title(s):
[Horse racing] Four Prize Wethers. / Bred and Fed by Edward George Barnard Esq'r. M.P. of Gosfield Hall Essex ...
- Lithograph with hand coloring on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- 18 x 22 3/4 inches (45.7 x 57.8 cm) and 14 x 19 3/4 inches (35.6 x 50.2 cm)
Inscribed on back in blue pencil upper left:"(50Xl)"; in graphite lower right: "C"
Paul Mellon collector's mark
Lettered lower left: "H.STRAFFORD PINXT."; lower center: "J.GRAF, PRINTER TO HER MAJESTY. | FOUR PRIZE WETHERS. | Bred and Fed, by EDWARD GEORGE BARNARD ESQR. M.P. of Gosfield Hall Essex. | To whom this Print by permifsion is most respectfully Dedicated by his Obedient servants The Publishers. | LONDON, PUBLISHED BY MESSRS. FORES AT THEIR SPORTING & FINE PRINT REPOSITORY, 41, PICCADILLY."; lower right: "ON STONE BY J.W.GILES."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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- Subject Terms:
- agronomy | animal art | ewe (animal) | farming | husbandry | obesity | science
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Print made by John West Giles, active 1827–1865, Four Prize Wethers, 1837