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Creator:
John Leech, 1817–1864, British
Title:

The Close of the Season

Former Title(s):

Gentleman and Huntsman with Hounds on the edge of a covert 'The Close of the Season'

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/8 x 9 3/4in. (16.2 x 24.8cm) and Frame: 11 13/16 × 14 5/8 inches (30 × 37.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "The close of the season" [...] Thers is no scent in Cover again! | Hunstman (who looks upon [...]) Scent Sir! No sir-and I don't see how | [?] can be any scent now [..] | [..] in bloom"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.5.66
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | close | dogs (animals) | jockeys | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54382
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