Modish.A remarkable fine Fox Hound bred by Colonel Thornton, Modish was the Daughter of Merlin & Rival both which lineally discended from the celebrated Ackham's Old Conqueror.
Published Feb.y 11, 1788 by S. Gilpin, Knightsbridge & R. Pollard, No 15. Braynes Row, Spa Fields, London.
Rare aquatint with engraving. Sheet 445 x 560mm (17½ x 22"). Trimmed close to plate, some surface wear and toning, some repairs.
A fox hound bitch with litter. The dog's owner, Colonel Thomas Thornton (1757 - 1823), was a sportsman who wrote 'A sporting tour through the northern parts of England', 1804; and 'A sporting tour through various parts of France in the year 1802', 1806.
[Ref: 39719] £590.00