English 18th century Fox hunting landscape, with Dick Knight and Pytchley Hounds

REF: 2135


Charles Loraine Smith or Charles Loraine was a sportsman, artist, and politician. He inherited his family seat in Enderby, Leicestershire, while still a boy. He was a keen horseman and his paintings of animals are well regarded. He painted both parodies and more serious subjects. He served in the British parliament, was mentioned in a divorce case, met the pope, and rose to be a High Sheriff of Leicestershire. Smith used his knowledge of fox hunting and his artistic skills to paint parodies.

  • Height 58.4 cm / 23 "
  • Width 71.09 cm / 28 "