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Creator:
Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Title:

Snipe Shooting

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/16 × 14 7/16 inches (25.6 × 36.7 cm), Image: 9 5/8 × 14 inches (24.4 × 35.6 cm), and Frame: 17 1/4 × 23 1/4 × 1 inches (43.8 × 59.1 × 2.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower left: "593"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower center: "Snipe Shooting"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower right: "Dighten-del"

Signed in pen with brown ink, lower right: "Dighton"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.780
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dogs (animals) | fence | hounds (dogs) | hunters | hunting | hunting guns | landscape | men | snipe (bird) | snow | sporting art | trees | winter
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47175
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