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Creator Thomas Spencer, 1700–1753, British
Title Scipio, a spotted hunter, the property of Colonel Roche
Alternate Title(s) Scipio, Colonel Roche's Spotted Hunter
Scipio, property of Colonel Roche (?Node), member of the Buccleuch Hunt
Date ca. 1750
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 39 x 52 3/4 inches (99.1 x 134 cm) Frame: 43 3/16 × 57 × 2 1/8 inches (109.7 × 144.8 × 5.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Inscribed in black paint, lower left: "Scipio a horse of | Colonel. Roche.", Signed and dated in black paint, lower left: "T. Spener pinx. | [17...] [date hidden by frame]"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B2001.2.109
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1668562
Subject Terms animal art | animals | breeches | bridle | colonel | dogs (animals) | equestrians | field | horses (animals) | hounds (dogs) | hunting | men | pasture | redingote (overcoat) | riding boots | rural | saddle | saddle cloths | waistcoat
Publications

Malcolm Warner, The Paul Mellon Bequest : treasures of a lifetime, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, p. 48, N5247 M385 P28 2001 (YCBA)


The age of Hogarth, British painters born 1675-1709, vol. 2, Tate Gallery, London, 1988, p. 214, ND466 T38 1988 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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