The Wild Bull

Thomas Bewick, English, 1753 - 1828



Wood engraving with letterpress on wove paper

Image: 7 5/16 × 9 1/2 in. (18.6 × 24.1 cm)

Sheet: 9 3/4 × 12 3/16 in. (24.7 × 31 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in image, lower left: Bewick, NEWCASTLE 1789; Inscribed, in letterpress, below image, lower center: THE WILD BULL, / OF THE ANCIENT CALEDONIAN BREED, NOW IN THE PARK AT CHILLINGHAM-CASTLE / NORTHUMBERLAND. 1789.

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 10.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 10.


William Weston Gallery, London, England; sold to present collection, 1985.

Catalogue Raisonne

Tattersfield 2011 TB 7.1.2

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