The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839

The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839

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A mezzotint engraving by Charles Lewis after Francis Grant depicting eleven British Gentlemen having their breakfast after the hunt in the home of Lord Alvanley Melton Mowbray.

 

Francis Grant was a Scottish portrait painter who had a reputation as a fine painter of "sporting" subjects receiving commissions from aristocrats including the royal patronage of Queen Victoria.

 

sight 22 ½ by 31 ½ inches

frame 31 by 40 inches

 

The print is in very fine condition. It is framed under eglosimed glass with a complementary gold frame. There is minor wear to the frame.

The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839