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Inscription

by later hand, upper left in pen and brown ink: 57 (cut off); by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: D31511

Provenance

possibly Bonington sale, 1828, as part of lot 69 ("Figures and Animals, various [9]"), bought by Vine; (P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London, by 1965); Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, 1971; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.

Exhibition History
1971
Exhibition of English Paintings, Drawings, and Prints. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London, 1971, no. 88 (as "Study of a French Pointer").
Bibliography
2011
Noon, Patrick. Richard Parkes Bonington: The Complete Drawings. New Haven and London, 2011: 200, no. 387 (color).
2012
Grasselli, Margaret M., and Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., eds. The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 166 (color).