Jousts in Smithfield [art original].

Creator:
Tovey, J., active 1793, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen and ink on laid paper ; image 13.8 x 20.9 cm, on sheet 17.7 x 24.2 cm
Notes:
"From an ancient engraving upon wood, 1570"--Written in ink below image.
Artist identified as Tovey in the Sotheby's catalogue description of the volume in which this drawing is bound.
Date based on publication date of the work in which this drawing is bound.
Formerly owned by Lindsay Fleming, Aldwick Grange, Bognor Regis, Sussex. Sold at Sotheby's (Lindsay Fleming sale), lot 144, to Pickering & Chatto for W.S. Lewis, 23 March 1972.
Mounted on page 256.1 in volume 1 of James Dallaway's interleaved, extra-illustrated copy of his: Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of heraldry in England. Gloucester : Printed by R. Raikes, for T. Cadell, London, 1793.
Title written in ink above image.
Abstract:
A jousting scene in Smithfield, London, with two mounted knights charging towards each other in front of tapestried stands holding five spectators. Two additional knights, accompanied by their mounted and unmounted attendants, wait their turn in the background; broken swords and lances litter the foreground.
Topics:
Jousting.
Knights.
Topics:
Dallaway, James,--1763-1834--Ownership.
Fleming, Lindsay--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--18th century.
Pen works--British--18th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of heraldry in England.
Call Number:
Quarto 142 793D vol.1
Orbis Record:
13688211
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36645
Citation:
J. Tovey, Jousts in Smithfield. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16703001
PID:
digcoll:4677797