(New York, 19th century)
Early Morning Sunrise-The Meet of the Rutland Hounds, 1876, signed "painted from memory by H.V.S. Seymour.." and inscribed verso canvas, oil on canvas, 20 x 28-1/4 in.; gilt wood and composition liner, 25-5/8 x 33-3/4 in.
Note: H.V.S. Seymour is mentioned in "Art", The Churchman, Vol. 46, September 30 , 1882, page 391, as an 'art connoisseur' living in Buffalo, New York. This scene depicts an English hunt, the verso of which states the composition "is from memory", having been painted in Utica in 1876.
original stretcher and tacking edge, crackle, some retouch mostly at edges; liner with abrasions and minor losses