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Rats Amongst the Barley Sheaves, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Hinckley, Thomas Hewes 1813-1896  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 1982.444
Date:
1851
Notes:
Caldwell, John, and Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, "American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born by 1815," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, pg. 579.
Summary:
Interior of a barn with three terriers stalking rats that crawl among the sheaves of barley on the barn floor. One dog has already captured a rat in his mouth, another dog is about to pounce on a rat, and a third dog pokes his head into the barley as he looks for a rat.
Topic:
Animal--Dog--Terrier  Search this
Animal--Rat  Search this
Architecture interior--Farm--Barn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36121193
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_361236