The Hawking Party in Wrest Park in England

Date Created: 07 November 2017

Author: Smith, and Terence Farrell

Source: The Internet

Owner: Wrest Park

Location: Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4HR, England, UK

Link to: Website

  • United Kingdom
  • Falcon
  • Sculpture
  • 19th Century
  • Hunting
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The Hawking Party

  • Date: 1839-57
  • Type: Statue
  • Material: Portland stone
  • Artist: Smith, and Terence Farrell

The statue of the horse at the centre of the sculpture group was made by a man named 'Smith' in 1839 and was intended for the entrance of the stable block. The Irish sculptor Terence Farrell was then employed by Thomas, Earl de Grey, to add the figures of the huntress and her attendant, transforming the sculpture into a hunting party.

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