Terriers ratting in a barn; and Terriers at a rabbit hole Oil Painting - George Armfield

Terriers ratting in a barn; and Terriers at a rabbit hole

George ArmfieldItem # 104478
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Terriers ratting in a barn; and Terriers at a rabbit hole", originally brought to life by the talented George Armfield. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to George Armfield and his artistic vision.

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  • Painting Description

    "Terriers Ratting in a Barn" and "Terriers at a Rabbit Hole" are paintings by George Armfield (1808–1893), an English artist known for his depictions of dogs and sporting scenes. Armfield's work often captures the energy and dynamism of hunting dogs in action, and these two paintings are exemplary of his focus on terriers, a breed known for their vermin-hunting prowess.

    In "Terriers Ratting in a Barn," Armfield illustrates the intensity of a rat hunt, a common use for terriers in the 19th century. The painting likely shows the dogs eagerly pursuing their quarry amidst the straw and shadows of a barn's interior, a scene that would resonate with contemporary viewers familiar with rural life and the role of working dogs.

    "Terriers at a Rabbit Hole," on the other hand, depicts terriers engaged in the pursuit of another common prey, the rabbit. The painting might capture the moment of anticipation and potential confrontation as the dogs focus on a rabbit hole, possibly with the prey inside. This subject reflects the terriers' natural instincts and the rural pastime of ferreting, where dogs and ferrets were used in tandem to hunt rabbits.

    Armfield's paintings are characterized by their lifelike portrayal of animals and their ability to convey the story and tension of the hunt. His work was popular in Victorian England, and he exhibited at the Royal Academy and the British Institution. "Terriers Ratting in a Barn" and "Terriers at a Rabbit Hole" would have appealed to the Victorian taste for sporting art and the celebration of the British countryside.

    These works are significant as they offer insight into the social history of the period, highlighting the role of dogs in rural economies and the popularity of animal subjects in 19th-century British art. George Armfield's paintings remain of interest to collectors and historians, serving as a window into the past and the enduring relationship between humans and dogs.

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