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1971.654 (RS117670)

Description

Molded and gilt wood frame, under glass; center foreground shows large standing white horse looking at watering fountain; to left, a black horse and dog are drinking from fountain; man in Elizabethan dress stands behind horses; right foreground shows kneeling woman, looking up at man; she is attending five dogs in front of her; facade of stone building in background with central arched gateway; landscape beyond.

Details

Maker
Watt, J.H. (Engraver)
After Landsur, Edwin (Painter)
Date
May 12, 1846
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Dog
dog (animal)
Elizabethan
Elizabethan Revival
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fountain
fountains
Horse
horse (animal)
paper (fiber product)
Peacock
peafowl
PICTURE
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
28.5 x 34.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.654
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5301

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