Antique print, titled: ”Hounds & Magpye (…).” – A landscape with hunting dogs and a magpie.
Made by William Byrne after John Wootton.
Medium: engraving / etching with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 24.5 x 30.5 cm (9.65 x 12.01 inch). Image size: 20 x 26.5 cm. (7.87 x 10.43 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A few tiny unobtrusive spots outside the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
HUNTING DOGS-HOUND-MAGPIE | DP-A3-001-14
Published in London by John Boydell, dated 1775. Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘William Byrne’ after ‘John Wootton’.
Biography engraver: William Byrne (1743?1805) was an English engraver.
Biography artist: John Wootton (c. 1682?1764) was an English painter of sporting subjects, battle scenes and landscapes, and illustrator.