Sunday, January 6, 2013

18th Century Sportsmen and Their Dogs

John Poulett, 1st Earl Poulett
by John Closterman c. 1680


Sir Edward Hales, Baronet, of Hales Place, Hackington, Kent
by Phillippe Mercier c. 1744

Windham Quin of Adare, Co. Limerick, Ireland
by Stephen Slaughter 1745

A Sportsman
by Edward Haytley 1752

Major John Dade, of Tannington, Suffolk
by Thomas Gainsborough 1755

Sir Humphrey Morice
by Pompeo Girolamo Batoni c. 1761-1762

William Hulton with Gun-Dog and Shotgun
by Henry Pickering 1769

Thomas Nuthall
by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland (1735-1811)

A Sportsman and His Son
by Francis Wheatley c. 1779

John Walker, of Clifton House
by John Russell 1784

A Sportsman
Edward Haytley 1752

"Dogs on the Leash"
by Francisco Goya 1775

Shot Bags
18th Century

Hunting Bags
Possible 18th Century

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