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Greyhound (or Pointer) and Hare
Greyhound (or Pointer) and Hare
Greyhound (or Pointer) and Hare
Greyhound (or Pointer) and Hare
Greyhound (or Pointer) and Hare
Greyhound (or Pointer) and Hare
Greyhound (or Pointer) and Hare

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Designed by Christopher Fratin, one of several French designers used by the Coalbrookdale Company. A version was displayed at the Great Exhibition of 1851. The Jury reports for the Exhibition describe Fratin as 'the most celebrated sculptor of animals in France at the present day'. The sculpture features in both the 1875 Coalbrookdale Company catalogue (No. 159) and the 1877 catalogue (No. 159).

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Telford

Title

Greyhound (or Pointer) and Hare

Date

c.1860

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 88.7 x W 114 x D 33 cm

Accession number

CBD59.89.2

Acquisition method

gift from Glynwed Limited

Work type

Sculpture

Signature/marks description

base: FRATIN

Inscription description

stamped on base: BRONZE

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