Exhibitions

Picturing English Pastimes: British Sporting Prints at the NSLM

Jul 29, 2016 - Mar 26, 2017

The exhibition Picturing English Pastimes: British Sporting Prints at the NSLM features a selection of late 18th and 19th century prints from the NSLM permanent collection. Curated by John H. Daniels Fellow Jennifer Strotz, the exhibition focuses on the British print market and includes examples by some of the most popular publishers and well-known sporting artists of the era. The installation includes equestrian subjects, such as horse racing, hunting, and coaching, and highlights different types of printmaking techniques. Extended Dates: Now on view until Sunday, March 26, 2017.

(after) John Nost Sartorius (English, 1759-1828)
Engraved by John Harris (English, 1767-1832)
Travellor Beating Meteor, 1790
aquatint, 16 ¼ x 20 ¾ inches
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman R. Bobins, 2012

(after) John Nost Sartorius (English, 1759-1828)
Engraved by John Harris (English, 1767-1832)
Travellor Beating Meteor, 1790
aquatint, 16 ¼ x 20 ¾ inches
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman R. Bobins, 2012

Henry Thomas Alken (English, 1785-1851)
A Set of Fox Hunting Characters: Fox Hunter, 1823
hand-colored etching on paper, 7 ¾ x 10 ¼ inches
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman R. Bobins, 2012

Henry Thomas Alken (English, 1785-1851)
A Set of Fox Hunting Characters: Fox Hunter, 1823
hand-colored etching on paper, 7 ¾ x 10 ¼ inches
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman R. Bobins, 2012