'Partridge Hawking' from 'The Gentleman's Recreation' published by Richard Blome in 1686

Date Created: 08 May 2017

Author: Richard Blome (1635-1705)

Owner: Turan Basri

  • United Kingdom
  • Falcon
  • Painting
  • 17th Century
  • Hunting
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Found this hanging on a wall in a Tudor building. This is a coloured print of an engraving 'Partridge Hawking' from 'The Gentleman's Recreation' published by Richard Blome in 1686, who lived between 1635 and 1705. 'The Gentleman's Recreation' was a two part work, consisting of an Encyclopaedia of the Arts and Sciences and a treatise on outdoor pursuits for gentlemen.


With thanks to Turan Basri.

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