The Wallace Collection

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A Royal Boar Hunt
  • After Diego Velázquez (1599 - 1660)
  • A Royal Boar Hunt
  • Spain
  • possibly 1640 - 1700
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 69.3 x 121.1 cm
  • P70
  • European Armoury II
Further Reading
  • The view depicts la tela real, the Royal Enclosure, into which wild boar were led to be baited by the King and his gentlemen before being killed by the hounds and huntsmen as seen in the distance on the left. The picture is an incomplete copy of a larger canvas painted by Velázquez c.1635-7 (London, National Gallery).