The Fox Chase. [Four plates]'Southerly Wind and a Cloudy Sky [.....]' [8 Verses]
London published, June 4, by Jno. Burgis, 22, Southampton Street.
Set of four aquatints with some later colouring. Ex Ackerman. Printed area: 370 x 510mm. 14.5 x 20". Unexamined out of frame.
Richard Reeve (1780-1835), after Dean Wolstenholme Snr. (1757–1837) 'Fox Chase', four aquatints printed in colour. Two verses accompany each scene. Both Dean Wolstenholme snr. and his son of the same name, were sportsmen and huntsmen, whose careers overlaped by some eighteen or nineteen years. Whilst Wolstenholme jnr. was both a painter and engraver, Wolstenholme snr. never engraved.
The Story of Britsh Sporting Prints. Siltzer. p.310.
[Ref: 28057] £1,200.00