Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: "Dalby 1850"
Bearing partial label from Arthur Ackermann of London.
Provenance: John, 4th Marquess of Bute (1881-1947), thence by descent

Canvas: 17.5" x 24.25"
Framed: 23" x 29.75"



Additional Information

JOHN DALBY is recorded in 1838 as a painter at 38 Stonegate, York, and most likely was a relation to David Dalby, who also specialized in sporting scenes. Although there are some similarities in their depiction of horses, their styles were every different: while David completed more horse portraits and racing scenes with soft, unfocused backgrounds, John was admired for his highly detailed and lively hunting scenes.

"The Kill"

Dated 1850

John Dalby of York (British, 1810-1865)

Inventory Number: 8049-41