A sale of fox hounds [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
Pubd. March 17th 1812 by Wm. Holland No 11 Cockspur Street
[17 March 1812]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching, hand-colored, on wove paper ; sheet 25 x 35 cm.
Notes:
Possibly by Williams, based on style.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Alfred Bowditch Collection; December 1966; Acquisitions no.: 966-12-10-70.
In pencil along bottom edge: Grey. P of W. Sheridan.
Mounted to 29 x 40 cm.
Abstract:
In the center an auctioneer, hammer in hand, stands behind a podium having sold a pack of hounds with the human faces; Sheridan holds the hounds leashes. One dog sleeps on the floor as another urinates on its bone. On the left, a grey horse neighs as it is lead to the auctioneer. A clerk taking notes at a small desk to the left of the podium looks up at the auctioneer.
Associated Names:
Williams, Charles, fl. 1797-1830 [Printmaker]
Holland, William, active 1782-1817 [Publisher]
Topics:
Auctions
Corruption
Dogs
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Grey, Charles Grey, Earl, 1764-1845
Horses
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816
Urination
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1812
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1812
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
812.03.17.01+
Orbis Record:
8163485
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr11605
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10967652
PID:
digcoll:974301