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George Henry Laporte 19th Century Oil Painting English Hunting Scene

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George Henry Laporte (German; 1799 – 1873)
Untitled, 19th century
Oil on canvas
Signed to lower right

A 19th-century oil painting on canvas by listed German artist George Henry Laport (1799 – 1873). This work features a hunting scene with English men on horseback, running alongside their hunting dogs in a rural landscape. The work is signed to the lower right. It is presented in a gilt and gesso wood frame. Adhered to the stretcher bar verso is a label from W. Freeman & Son Ltd. Picture Restorers, dated “16-10-67”.

Sporting artist George Henry Laporte was especially known for his paintings of hunting, racing, and Arabian horses. He was the son of the watercolorist John Laporte (1761-1839) and a founding member of the Royal Society of British Artists. Engravings after his paintings were created and published by The Sporting Magazine and other various journals. Significantly, Laporte was appointed as the Animal Painter for the King of Hanover.


- painting has been relined with canvas; spots of in painting scattered throughout; craquelure scattered throughout painting; wear in frame includes chips, stains, scratches, and finish loss scattered throughout.


37.25" W x 31.0" H x 3.0" D

- measurement of frame; canvas size measures approximately 32.25" W x 26" H.

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