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Title

Portrait of John Henry Watson

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_170_Catterson Smith_John Henry Watson.jpg

Description

Portrait of John Henry Watson (1787-1869), inaugural Master of the Tullow Hunt, Carlow. The subject depicted full length, directed slightly left, gazing front; seated in a red leather armchair; wearing a scarlet, cutaway hunting coat with four brass buttons, buff-coloured waistcoat, white chemise with standing collar, black cravat, buff-coloured breeches – buttoned at the knee – and black top boots; on the right, a pair of brown-leather riding gloves and a black, felt-covered riding hat; on the left, a bookcase upon which is a bound volume, a folded newspaper and a hunting horn; in his right hand, a riding crop; on his right knee, a foxhound in sitting position rests its head; on the floor beneath his feet, a wolfskin; signed and dated lower right Painted by Catterson Smith PRHA 1861 Dublin.

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Oil on canvas

Coverage

1861

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Oil on canvas

Physical Dimensions

228.5 x 178 cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Catterson Smith, Stephen, 1806–1872, “Portrait of John Henry Watson,” RDS, accessed September 28, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3987.

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RDS_treasures_170_Catterson Smith_John Henry Watson.jpeg