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Three dogs in a yard with dead game bird; one dog barking: 31.K.12-79

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Titles

Three dogs in a yard with dead game bird; one dog barking
The set of dogs

Maker(s)

Hillegaert, Paulus van (Printmaker)

Description

Three dogs in a yard beside a fence to the left against which a dead game bird hangs from a pole. The largest dog stands in profile towards the left and is chained to a second dog pressing itself against the fence. This dog appears cowed by the barking of a third dog crouching in the left foreground.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

17th Century
Production date: AD 1654

Note

Before the number 8

School or Style

Dutch

Techniques used in production

Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: 31.K.12-79
Primary reference Number: 32479
Bartsch: 8
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 8 II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 27 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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