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The Sportsman Resting

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums

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On the left of the picture, in a landscape setting, is a large middle aged man sitting on a grassy bank. He is dressed in a red waistcoat, beige breeches, and brown knee high galoshes, and holds his hat in his right hand. Across his chest is slung a strap, which could possibly be that of a pouch or rifle. He holds a handkerchief in his left hand. Two white and brown cocker spaniels sit on the ground in the bottom right corner.

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Nottingham


Date

c.1790

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 38.1 x W 30.5 cm

Accession number

NCM 1904-56

Acquisition method

bequeathed by Mr Richard Godson Millns, 1904

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

G.M.


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Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Friar Lane, off Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 6EL England

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