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Creator:
Edward Hull, 1810–1877
Title:
Foxhunting at Melton Mowbray, 1835: Taking the Gate at the Hinge Post While Snob Walks Thro'
Date:
ca. 1835
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in brown ink, graphite, gum arabic and gouache on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 14 3/8 inches (26 × 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "HRH 17-28A"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "Edward Hull (fl.1820-1840) | the Melton Hunt. | The original drawing, lithographed by the artist | as No. 5. Melton Mowbray, entitled, "Taking the | Gate at the Hinge Post While Snob Walks thro. | "Warned by the [knowing?] ones to keep | a loof from every [uesless?] leap. | Published Nov. 1835 by Colnaghi."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "E. Hull"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "17.508"

Cllector's mark, lower left

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.937
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fox hunting | gate | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | hunt | hunters | hunting | jumping | landscape | sporting art | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Leicestershire | Melton Mowbray | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47286
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