“Hound in a Field”


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Hound in a Field

by Reuben Ward Binks

Print from an engraving

Paper Size: 14 x 18 ins / 35 x 44 cm

Image Size: 10 x 12 ins / 23 x 30 cm

The breeds illustrated are examples of how dogs have been bred to meet the specific needs of sportsmen. Foxhounds are a result of many generations of cross-breeding involving the Northern Beagle, the Southern Hound and the Staghound. Binks seems to be endowing the animals with human social habits, much as his eminent forerunner Edwin Landseer frequently did

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