The Wallace Collection

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Dead Game and a Springer Spaniel
  • Jan Weenix (1642 - 1719)
  • Dead Game and a Springer Spaniel
  • Netherlands
  • probably c. 1710 - 1715
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 148.5 x 126.5 cm
    Object size: 187 x 161 x 14 cm
  • P142
  • Great Gallery
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  • In this late work, a springer spaniel gazes longingly at a group of dead birds,
    including a swan, partridge and a brace of pheasant, suspended with a hare, like a trophy, from a single-barrel flintlock fowling piece in a parkland setting.