An 18th Century hunting watercolour.
Date: 2018-01-21 06:30:00
Period: Georgian c. 1750-1800
Height: 26.25" (66.5cm) / Width: 34" (86.25cm) /
Height: 26.25" (66.5cm)
Width: 34" (86.25cm)
'Hounds in full cry over a bridge'
Watercolour on Paper
This beautifully preserved watercolour was probably painted by a gentleman amateur recalling one of England's favourite Eighteenth Century pastimes. The creation of the park land may well be imagined but is typical of those being created by Capabaility Brown who sought to 'improve' nature.