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MINIATURE PAINTING OF A HUNTING SCENE

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MINIATURE PAINTING OF A HUNTING SCENE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The scene is of a hunting party dressed in 18th century costume. They are hunting with a pack of hounds near a country estate. There is a large tree to the left, a mountain and lake in the distance, and the estate is to the right. Possibly done after an old painting. The frame is made of plaques of ivory joined together.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
MINIATURE PAINTING OF A HUNTING SCENE
Made from:
Ivory -- miniature
Made in:
GERMANY
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
17.8 × 21.6 cm (7 × 8 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.14
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973