Philip ReinagleMembers of the Carrow Abbey Hunt 1780

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Philip Reinagle (1749‑1833)
Members of the Carrow Abbey Hunt
Date 1780
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 1170 x 1550 x 33 mm frame: 1350 x 1733 x 72 mm
Acquisition Purchased with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Art Fund and the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1997
Not on display


The picture shows a lofty, barn-like room, its plain walls hung with framed prints and an array of pistols, guns and spears. Six members of the Norwich-based Carrow Abbey Hunt, named on the frame, are seen in relaxed mood, gloved and booted, ready to go. They await their huntsman, James Mead, who is shown entering at the left. From left to right the members of the hunt are: Timothy Tompson, son of a brewer; Robert Harvey, manufacturer, later banker and, in 1787, Mayor of Norwich; John Morse, brewer and Mayor of Norwich in 1781 and 1803; Jeremiah Ives, Mayor in 1786 and 1801; Jeremiah Tompson; John South Morse… (read more)

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