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A Siberian Exile Shooting a Black Fox

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A Siberian Exile Shooting a Black Fox

Made by: Edward Orme __Publisher ||Clark and Dubourg __Engraver ||Atkinson, John Augustus __Artist

On view in: Passageway to Dining Room


About this object

Subject is a siberian exile shooting a black fox. The hunter is standing in the center of the print, facing to the left. He wears a hat with long ear flaps, long gloves, a belted coat, leggings, and snow shoes. To the left is a stand of pine trees, covered in snow, and many bushes, also covered in snow. To the far left, at the base of the tree is a black fox, standing on its hind legs and facing away from the hunter. To the right of the hunter is a small dog, straped with a small sled. He stands, facing to the left, at the feet of the hunter. There are a few skins on the sled. The rest of the background shows a cloudy sky and distant snow drifts.

Category:
PRINTS
Object name:
A Siberian Exile Shooting a Black Fox
Made from:
Paper
Made in:
ENGLAND: London
Date made:
1813
Size:
overall __6.84 IN __8.44 IN
overall __17.39 CM __21.43 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
55.6
Class:
LITHOGRAPH
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION __at left: Atkinson Del.; in center: Published and sold Jany 1st, 1813 by Edwd Orme, Bond Street, London; at right: Clark and Dubourg sculpt
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973