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Pheasants.
Pheasants. 2nd Plate of the British Feather Game.
Beringer Pinxt. C.Turner. Sculpt. R.A.
London Published Jan. 1. 1810, at R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Mezzotint, 357 x 440mm. Very fine.
Two pheasants in a landscape, one male and one female. From a series of 14 plates 'British Feather Game' published 1810 - 1812. A wonderful impression. After the animal painter James Barenger (1780 - 1831). He was the son of J. Barenger, a chaser, who exhibited water-colour drawings of insects at the Royal Academy between the years 1793 and 1799, and died in 1813, and he was on his mother's side a nephew of William Woollett, the eminent engraver. He obtained some celebrity as a painter of racehorses, dogs, deer, and other animals, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1807 to 1831, in which year he died.
Whitman: 654, unrecorded, published lettered state. Siltzer: pg. 79.
[Ref: 8095]   £1,200.00  
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Plovers.
Plovers. 9th Plate of the British Feather Game.
Barenger pinx.t. Turner sculp.t.
London Publish'd Sept. 1 1810 at R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101 Strand.
Mezzotint, printed in colours. 365 x 435mm, 14¼ x 17¼". Some damage in title area.
James Barenger (1780 - 1831), nephew of William Woollett, the eminent engraver. He obtained some celebrity as a painter of racehorses, dogs, deer, and other animals, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1807 until his death. From a series of fourteen prints ""British Feather Game", depicting English game birds, all engraved by Charles Turner and published 1810-12.
Whitman: 659. Siltzer: pg. 79.
[Ref: 8669]   £320.00  
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Quails.
Quails. 10th. Plate of the British Feather Game.
Barrenger pinxt. Turner sculpt.
London, Published Sept. 1. 1810, at R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101, Strand.
Mezzotint, 380 x 443mm. Some spotting to image, ink spots to image lower left.
A pair of quail in a landscape. From a series of 14 plates 'British Feather Game' published 1810 - 1812. After the animal painter James Barenger (1780 - 1831). He was the son of J. Barenger, a chaser, who exhibited water-colour drawings of insects at the Royal Academy between the years 1793 and 1799, and died in 1813, and he was on his mother's side a nephew of William Woollett, the eminent engraver. He obtained some celebrity as a painter of racehorses, dogs, deer, and other animals, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1807 to 1831, in which year he died Collector's stamp on verso.
Whitman: 660. Siltzer: pg. 79.
[Ref: 8096]   £520.00  
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Widgeons.
Widgeons. 6th. Plate of the British Feather Game.
Barenger pinxt. Turner sculpt.RA.
London, Publish'd May 1, 1810, at R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts; 101, Strand.
Mezzotint, 375 x 440mm. Faint stains to title area.
A pair of widgeon, one male and one female, in a landscape. From a series of 14 plates 'British Feather Game' published 1810 - 1812. A fine impression. After the animal painter James Barenger (1780 - 1831). He was the son of J. Barenger, a chaser, who exhibited water-colour drawings of insects at the Royal Academy between the years 1793 and 1799, and died in 1813, and he was on his mother's side a nephew of William Woollett, the eminent engraver. He obtained some celebrity as a painter of racehorses, dogs, deer, and other animals, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1807 to 1831, in which year he died. Collector's stamp on verso.
Whitman: 662. Siltzer: pg. 79.
[Ref: 8098]   £520.00  
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