(b. 1722, Knutsford, d. 1790, Knutsford)

A Gentleman on His Bay Hunter

Oil on canvas
Private collection

The painting depicts a gentleman on his bay hunter exercising a couple of foxhounds in a river valley. The sitter with his sober dress may be an ecclesiastic: many country parsons in the late 18th century were enthusiastic followers of hounds

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