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The Portraiture of Bald Charlotte.
The Portraiture of Bald Charlotte.
J. Seymour del. R. Houston fecit.
Publish'd March 10th 1756 as the Act directs.
Scarce early issue & rare mezzotint with engraved rococo border, 18th century watermark. 300 x 350mm (11¾ x 13¾"), with large margins. Uncut. Printer's crease.
Bald Charlotte was a famous Yorkshire-bred race horse, grand-dam of the extremely influential American broodmare, Kitty Fisher. Published in "12 Portraits of Racehorses", engraved by Richard Houston after Thomas Spencer and James Seymour.
Siltzer p.247.
[Ref: 52183]   £680.00  
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Brushing in, To Catch others.
Brushing in, To Catch others.
J. Seymour inv.t.. T. Burford delin et fecit.
Published 12th May, 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street London.
Mezzotint. 250 x 350mm. Short printer's crease, some foxing.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 5467]   £320.00  
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The Chaise Match, Run on New-market Heath on Wednesday the 29 of August, 1750,
The Chaise Match, Run on New-market Heath on Wednesday the 29 of August, 1750, from an Original Drawing by Mr Seymour.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer No 53, Fleet Street. [originally c.1770., but watermarked 'W. King Alton Mills 1854'.]
Engraving. 350 x 470mm (13¾ x 18½"), very large margins. Top margins tatty.
A record of a 1000-guinea wager: William Douglas, 4th Duke of Queensbury, claimed he could get a carriage 'with four running wheels, and a person in, or upon it, drawn by four horses' to travel nineteen miles in one hour. Backed by Alexander Montgomerie, 10th Earl of Eglinton, the wager was accepted by Theobald Taaffe (described by Horace Walpole as 'a gamester, usurer, adventurer') and Andrew Sprowle. The carriage, specially made by a Mr. Wright of Long Acre, managed to complete the 19 miles around Newmarket Heath in 53 minutes, 27 seconds.
Siltzer 248.
[Ref: 43775]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Coursing the Hare.
Coursing the Hare. La Course Du Livre.
T. Burford fecit.
London Published June 22nd. 1787 by Robt. Sayer 53 Fleet Street.
Mezzotint, 250 x 355mm. 9¾ x 14". A good impression, unexamined out of frame.
Two hounds chasing a hare through a landscape; the beater who has flushed the quarry from cover urges the dogs on, a cottage in the background. From a series of hare hunting prints, numbered '5' lower right. After James Seymour (1702 - 1752).
Siltzer: undescribed.
[Ref: 13984]   £480.00  
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The Death of the Hare.
The Death of the Hare. La Mort De Lievre.
T. Burford fecit.
London Published June 22nd. 1787 by Robt. Sayer 53 Fleet Street.
Mezzotint, 255 x 355mm. 10 x 14". A good impression, unexamined out of frame.
A man walking to his horse, which stands on the brow of a hill looking towards the house in the distance to right, holding a dead hare and his whip; two hounds following, panting from the chase. From a series of hare hunting prints, numbered '6' lower right. After James Seymour (1702 - 1752).
Siltzer: undescribed.
[Ref: 13983]   £480.00  
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[A hunter clearing a gate.]
[A hunter clearing a gate.]
I. Seymour inv. 247.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer, No 53, Fleet Street.
Mezzotint. 250 x 350mm. Some ink spotting and wear to edges.
With three fox hounds.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 5470]   £220.00  
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The Hunter in a Flying Leap.
The Hunter in a Flying Leap.
J. Seymour Pinxt.. R. Houston Fecit~.
Printed for J. Bowles & Son at tahe Black Horse in Cornhil.
Mezzotint. 350 x 250mm. Carrying the stamp of the Duke of Cambridge's collection on bottom right corner.
[Ref: 5471]   £520.00  
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[Huntsman and Horse]
[Huntsman and Horse]
J. Seymour delin. T. Burford fecit. 248.
Published 4th June 1800 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London.
Fine mezzotint. Platemark: 260 x 355mm (10¼ x 14"). Small margins.
A hunter being led out into the fields by a huntsman with two foxhounds. After English painter James Seymour (1702-1752),widely recognized for his equestrian art.
Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 40127]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Feeding the Hunters.]
[Feeding the Hunters.]
Seymour pinx. T. Burford sc.
[n.d., c.1750.]
Mezzotint. Platemark: 255 x 355mm (10 x 13¾"), with large margins. Light surface rubbing. A few light spots.
A groom bringing grain to feed two hunters. After English painter James Seymour (1702-1752),widely recognized for his equestrian art.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 40126]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Hunting.]
[Hunting.]
J. Seymour inv. T. Burford fecit. ~9.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament~. [n.d., c.1752.]
Mezzotint. 250 x 350mm, 10 x 13¾". Repaired holes ( horses neck and hounds shoulder ) laid on conservation tissue.
A hunter clearing a gate. Listed in Siltzer as part of a set of twelve sporting mezzotints, each numbered and inscribed with name of J. Seymour and T. Burford. Only the last three dated 1752. Nos. 5 and 10 have titles: others without titles.
Siltzer: p.247.
[Ref: 23660]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Leading Out a Hunter.
Leading Out a Hunter.
Seymour delin. T. Burford fecit. 236.
Published 12th May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London.
Mezzotint. 250 x 350mm.
'Little Driver' racehorse.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 5477]   £320.00  
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Miss Slamerkin, with her Colt Othello, now the famous Horse Black & all Black.. She was likewise ye Dam of L.d Portmor's Oroonoko.
Miss Slamerkin, with her Colt Othello, now the famous Horse Black & all Black.. She was likewise ye Dam of L.d Portmor's Oroonoko.
F.Seymour pinx.t. T.Burford fec.
[1752.]
Mezzotint. 250 x 350mm. Repaired tear entering picture area.
Plate 10 of a set of twelve horses.
[Ref: 5478]   £390.00  
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The Setting Dog and Partridges. Le Chien Couchant et La Perdrix.
The Setting Dog and Partridges. Le Chien Couchant et La Perdrix.
J. Seymour invent. T. Burford del. fecit.
Published according to Act of Parliament, October, 1758.
Mezzotint. Plate 255 x 356mm. 10 x 14".
Not in Siltzer.
[Ref: 15083]   £420.00  
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[A Standing Leap at a Gate.]
[A Standing Leap at a Gate.]
I. Seymour inv. 526
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament.
Coloured mezzotint. 250 x 350mm. No. 526. Repaired tears, trimmed within plate at bottom. Stained.
The title appeared on a Laurie & Whittle state.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 5485]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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