Hounds in Combat with a Pair of Foxes

after Frans Snyders (Antwerp 1579 - Antwerp 1657) or Paul de Vos (Hulst 1591/2 or 1595 - Antwerp 1678)
National Trust Inventory Number 337025

Category Paintings
Date 1600 - 1657
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1158 x 1892 mm (45 1/2 x 74 1/2 in)
Place of origin
Collection Trerice, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at Trerice, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Hounds in Combat with a Pair of Foxes by Frans Snyders (Antwerp 1579 - Antwerp 1657). The canvas has been cut down.

Provenance

Given to the National Trust as part of the endowment by Montagu Brownlow Parker, 5th Earl of Morley (1878-1962); on loan to Trerice

Credit line

Saltram, The Morley Collection (accepted in lieu of tax by HM Treasury, and transferred to The National Trust in 1957)

Makers and roles

after Frans Snyders (Antwerp 1579 - Antwerp 1657) or Paul de Vos (Hulst 1591/2 or 1595 - Antwerp 1678) , artist
Frans Snyders (Antwerp 1579 - Antwerp 1657), artist
previously catalogued as after Abraham Hondius (Rotterdam c.1625 – London 1691), artist

References

Saltram 1902 Catalogue of Pictures at Saltram and 31 Prince's Gardens 1902, no.195
Saltram 1844 Catalogue of the Pictures, Casts and Busts belonging to the Earl of Morley, at Saltram [Frances Talbot, Dowager, Countess of Morley], London 1844, no. 211
Saltram 1819 Catalogue of the Pictures, Casts and Busts belonging to the Earl of Morley at Saltram [Frances Talbot, Countess of Morley], Plymouth 1819, no. 199

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Record Status

Enhanced

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