Throwing up his Majesty's Fox Hounds.
Engraving. 245 x 295mm.
Basil Feilding (1719-1800), Earl of Denbigh, vomiting up six foxhounds, and gesturing after a fox in the fields. Feilding was Master of the Royal Harriers and and Foxhounds from 1762 until the post was abolished in 1782 when Edmund Burke reformed the Royal finances. In 1777 Walpole called Feilding 'the lowest and most officious of the Court-Tools'.
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