The Melton Breakfast, Fox Hunt Engraving, 1839
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 ⅝ 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.