“Stop! Stop!! Stop!!!” engraving of Greyhounds in hare chase by Alfred William Strutt RCA (England, 1856-1924)
A rare before letters artist proof Mixed method engraving on chine-collé of two coursing Greyhounds at full pace in chase of a hare, all startling a seagull as they reach a sea cliff edge. With the painter's signature reproduced in the image 'Alfred W Strutt' bottom right. In Stutt’s 1981 preparatory pen and ink he titled the work “Stop! Stop!! Stop!!!”. Signed in pencil bottom left "Alfred W Strutt".
English, circa 1885
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