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Creator:
Hablot Knight Browne, 1815–1882, British
Title:

The Sporting Parson: "D-n -- I Mean Conf-d That is 'Bless the Pigs! They're Mad - The Devil's in 'em' "

Date:
undated
Medium:
Black chalk, watercolor and gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray, wove paper
Dimensions:
10 11/16 × 14 7/8 inches (27.1 × 37.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black chalk, lower left: "8"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "(D--) C.-) Bless the PIgs they're Mad -- the Devils in em."; inscribed in black chalk, verso, upper left: "8 | Bless the the Pigs!! They're mad the Devil's in em."

Signed in black chalk, lower right: "PHIZ."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.687
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | cows | farm | fields | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | house | hunt | hunters | hunting | jumping | landscape | men | parson | pigs | sporting art | trees | whip
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47119
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Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, p. 372, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA [ORBIS]


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