Breaking Cover, or Hunting in Hampshire.When the swinish herd with a grunt and a snuff, Would break down their door and be off in a huff.
Hand-coloured aquatint. Plate 171 x 229mm. 6¾ x 9". Slight foxing.
A huntsman on his horse manages to land on top of a sty, from which run two disgruntled pigs and three piglets; another hunter looks-on very amused by the whole situation. From "The Old English 'Squire: A Jovial Gay Fox Hunter, Bold, Frank and Free.' A Poem in Ten Cantos" by John Careless.
[Ref: 26642] £120.00