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486. Flowers, from Nature.-T.

OBSERVATIONS Jones.

On the Sporting Subjects in the Exhibition 488. Group of fruit and flow.

of the Royal Academy at Somerset

House, for the Year 1815, ers: Composition.--W. Peart, Esq. H.

This annual display of the pro489. The skittle-ground.-E. ductions of British genius, like the Fox.

return of the glowing days of the 490. Woodcocks.-W.Taylor. sumnier months, as it gladdens the 491. Tanı o'Shanter.-A. Carse. sight, enlivens the mind. It is a

497. View in Glen Coe, High- sort of focus towards which all Jands of Scotland.-W. Williams. eyes are turned at this moment,

500. A basket of fruit.-C. and it affects us as tbe sunshine of Crapmer, H.

an open lawn in the bosom of a 504. The carousal.-L. Clennell. dark forest. We emerge from the

$11. Fruit, a study from Nature. torpor of winter into the warmest J.C. Burgess.

scenes of Nature, exemplified hy 513. Fruit, from Nature. Mrs. the restless and successful bands of Kearse.

Art. It is the reunion of the ge: 516. Fruit.-J. Barney: ņial rays which emanate from the

522. Head of a terrier dog, from national Muse in her chromatic Nature.-Miss Dredge, H.

excellence, the reflection of which 526. Flowers.-Mrs. Kearse. surrounds tbe fostering hands of

528. Preparing for a race.- -J. ber noble and liberal patrons. Cawse.

Whilst, on one side,

to 564. Dead birds.-H. Craig. panting hope the gates of the long,

584. Heads of a pointer bitch rugged, and irksome road to perand puppy, the property of W. W. fection on the other, it claims a Simpson, Esq. of Beleigh Grange, due retrospect upon the labours of Essex.-E. Landseer.

the numerous artists, who, with 592. Butterflies, from Nature, their imagination on the rack to A Young Lady, H.

inyent noyelties, their bands on the 600. Maşine shells, &c.-R. B, canvas and pallet to embody their Elliott.

conceptions, their bearts full bent, 610. Flowers.-J. Maguire.

and eager to please, have created 638. A spaniel.-Miss Cotton. these causes,' the never failing

656. Detachment of infantry effects of which are general inte foraging.--H. Wilson.

rest, and public entertainment.671. Fish peculiar to the river Were we to dwell upon the multiSevern. -E. Bell.

farious lucubrations of a painter, 675. Fish peculiar to the river pent up in bis study, sketching, Severn.-E. Bell.

and rubbing out, resting on his 676. Fish.-E. Bell.

mop-stick in expectation of a new 680. Portrait of a borse.-Ą. thought, as the sportsman does on Edouart.

his gun waiting for a covęy; were 697. Portraits of dogs.-A. we to describe bim annoyed with Edouart.

the effluvia of bis venomous pig728. Landscape and cows.-S. ments, his feet shackled witbin the Jennings.

tripod-like easel, in a room wbere 877. The fall of Phaeton; model the light is forbidden to enter but for a salver.-G. Garrard, A. at a small lofty window and com.

pate pare bim with the sportsman who ject, or sporting animal, has been paces the lowery meadows and mediately or immediately, accifields, breathing the freedom of the dentally or purposely, made a part country air, and enjoying, in a tan- of the picture. We feel, in the gible shape, all the artist fancies mean time, bappy to find that the and paints for our imaginary plea- more common introduction of ani. sure, when the days of real pleasure mals in landscape and portrait are gone by-we should conse- painting, carries us back, with no crate to this topic more pages than blush on our face, to the bright the nature of our work allows us days of chromatic perfection, to to do.

the days of Titian and Rubens. However, we must say, in ge. No.1. Portrait of T. W Coke, neral, that a cursory view of the Esq. M. P. R. R. REINAGLE, A. rooms opened for the public in- - The dog shews the masterly spection of the numerous paintings hand by which he is painted; and that have durst to face the light of the wbole does credit to Mr. Reinday and the supercilious eye of agle. stern criticism, will not fail to fill 11. Portrait af Madame Alerour countrymen, who have tra- ander. By H. SINGLETON.—This velled during the last short space small painting is not without merit. of tranquillity on the continent, The favourite animal is silkily with a noble and natural pride to painted, and seems to deserve, as find that, wberever they went, nor well as he appears to feel, tlie noeven under that part of the glit- tice wbich his fond mistress takes tering vaults of the Louvre Gal- of him. lery, where the works of modern 33. Scrub, a shooting poney, aged artists were exbibited in November thirty years, belonging to Sir R. C. last, no wbere has the art of paint. Hoare, Bart. with two favourite ing in all its branches surpassed, spaniels of the Duke of Newcastle's or, perbaps, equalled the success of breed. By A. Cooper.-It is cu. which oor artists may fairly boast. rious that every one, in spite of The new-fledged French eagle may Dr. Johnson, will spell poney infly with rapacious claws, and bring stead of pony. However, it seems still to ber craving airy the booty that the word being derived from of other realıns, and pride berself the Latin ponè, “behind," it ought with the possession of what she has to be spelt with the e in order to stolen-the noble, the bonest Lion preserve the origioal etymon.of Britannia will sit, proudly satis- This small race of borses being fied, hy what be may call truly bis obliged, according to their dimiown, and defy any pation either to nutive form, to follow non passibus claim, take away, or surpass in æquis, the larger ones, are genesober and sterling merit, what the rally left in the rear. Virgil uses sons of Albion have atchieved. the word ponè in that sense.

Pone After this proemium, in which subit conjur, says he, speaking of We sported a few minutes upon ge- Creusa, the left-off wife of his hero. neral principles brought down to A sporting translator gives the pastheir respective tendencies, we in. sage in the following words, tend to mention, according to cus

As my lord at his side, tom, some of the pieces in this ex

His brat, with quick’ning steps, he hibition, wbere any sporting sub, Drags,

every day

Upon his neck, his site in rags

artist for the composition of that He bears-and, proud of such a load,

truly Italian scene. We capnot His sulky wife leaves un the road, Close on a poney trotting.

help wishing for a little more of

finishing in the execution of the We may fairly suppose that in different parts of the performance, those gallant times, when a gentle. It looks woolly, undecides in shapes, man went abroad, ke, at least, and, thongh a great deal of vapour allowed his wife a poney to ride is obtained by the art of scumming after him-Sad changes ! ---Wives, over the distances; yet this is pot now, ride the great horse; and we

the manner adopted by Claude and follow, as we can, either on foot Gaspar-and surely no one bas or on ponies, “trotting, trotting yet been confident enougb to asalong the road,” (song of “ the sert that this sloven way of touch, miller, his son, and his ass,")—Buting the component parts of a to return to No. 33, we must con- landscape, though it may be easier fess, that though small, the horse and shorter, is better than the and the dogs are most agreeably cares which the old masters took and spiritedly painted, and shew to make out the least prominent obthat the artist is fast improving jects in their immortal landscapes.

125. The falco pssifragus, of 68. Delpini, a charger, the pro- seq-eagle and prey. By J. Silperty of Major T. P. Milles, 14th lett.-As far as we could ken Light Dragoons. By A. COOPER. thiş noble tyrant of the air, the -In representing this elegantly artist has done him justice, and formed animal, the artist has suc- we have no doubt, that could we ceeded admirably, and though a have obtained a nearer sight of the little inore spirited handling might picture, we should have had more have been expected from the usual to say in praise of the painter. freedom of his brush, we cannot 128. Portrait of Sir J. Radcliff, but pass a favourable judgment Bart. By W. Owen, R. A.--The upon the wbole, excepting, how. faithful friend of man is never an ever, in this as well as in his other intruder in the room wbere his performances, the insignificancy of master sits--the representation of the back ground.

the dog at rest at the feet of the 80. The Trespass compromised; Baronet, is a great addition to this or, the old woman's donkey re- good picture. deemed from pound. By W. R. 132. Portrait of his sister. By Bigg, R. A.-The story is well R. T. BONB.A beautiful bird of told, and the animal well short, the Mackaw tribe is introduced ened; the colouring, though rather very harmoniously in this small feeble, is not unharmonious, performance, wbicb is not without

94. Crossing the brook. By a great deal of merit, in regard to J. M. W. TURNER, R. A.-The disposition and taste. girl has forried the shallow and 136. The favourite jackdaw. By transparent water, ber faithful dog E. For.–That a jackdaw may be follows her, carrying a bundle at a favourite, there is no denying the his month. The introduction of possibility; but we cannot belp this simple and yet pleasing epi. Siniling at the taste. Surely, Car sode, gives us an opportunity to tullus would never have been in, praise this deservedly celebrated spired to compose bis charming

elegy

elegy Lugete Veneres, at the loss of formance would have been less oba so sooty a favourile.

jectionable. 148. Portraits of Prince Pla- 163. Portrait of the Hetman toff's favourite charger, and of four Prince Platof. By Sir T. Lawof his Cossacks. By J. WARD, HENCE, R. A.-We point this out R. A.-We truly rejoice to see in to the visitor at Somerset-House, this picture less of that lumpish, less on account of the intrinsic crusty, bas-relief like mode of merit of the piece, tban because it covering the pannel, which Mr. represents a chief, wbo, on the Ward bas long adopted, and in wild banks of the Don, and among which he is so original, that no bis countrymen, never dreamt of oue ever imitated him; and that having his portrait exposed to puhbe may therefore be proud to find lic view in the capital of the Brihimself « sans dvoir de rivaux." tish empire. The horse is the principal figure,

168. Portraits of a charger and and good; the accessary ones are a favourite poney, the property of bad, even as Cossacks. The sit- the Right Hon. Lord Stewart. By ting knight makes but a poor ob. J. WARD, R. A.-Certainly the ject and we sincerely wish this gift of embodying on the pannel gentry to go off and leave the the fleeting attitudes of the horse, charger alone; the picture would his trembling muscles, the intelligain considerably by the loss. gent eye, the quivering nostrils,

158. Dido building Carthage ; and expressive ears, has been mosi or the rise of the Carthaginian En- lavishly imparted by the chromatic pire. 1st book of Virgil's Æneid. Muse to this academician; and, By J. M. W. TURNER, R. A - leaving bis style aside, we may say Not for the limpid water of this that if he has no' imitator as to the uoble estuary on the shores of management of the pigments, he Lybia, sporting with crystal un- has no equal in success. dulations, in the centre of the sent performance will justify our rising city-ut for the lofty trees observation. that seem to sport in the pure air 175. A scene from Midsummer their waving summits-nor for the Night's Dream. By W. H. Picknoble sports of the muse who pre- ERSGILL. —This passage, in one sides to the majestic works of of the most sporting and fanciful architecture-nor even because flights of Shakespear's great and Virgil's Hero sported a little too yet often playful mind, would be cruelly with the feelings of the stow immortality upon its anthor, African Princess, have we ranked had he no other claim to it. among sporting subjects this noble 232. Portrait of Mr. G. Dodd. production of the extensive aud By J. Jackson.— The artist seems creative imagination of the Aca. to have closely studied the famous demician; but because the most horse of Vandyke, but with no promipent figures, those nearest to great success. the spectator's eye, represent boys 255. A View of Gordale, in the sporting their little cockboat on the manor of East Malham in Craven, tranquil stream. Had Mr. Turner Yorkshire, the property of Lord Marle a handsomer Dido, and taken Ribblesdale.-By J. WARD, R. A. a little pains with the other per- If any body of taste and judga sonages in the groupes, this per- ment can bring bis mind to admire

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this, or any part of this coarse, the unrippled water of the lake, dark, ostrogothic piece of mosaic- and is seldom roused but hy the . painting, we give him joy, but will

screams of eagles, and the bleatings not envy him, or even partake of, bis pleasure.

2ộo. A favourite Cat. By A. COOPER.- Here her tabby majes

EPSOM RACES. ty, with a silver bell dangling at ber neck, seems to proclaim, as an- THES

THESE Races commenced on other great character does, that she Wednesday, the 24th instant, when Las given up ambitious views, and the Woodcot Stakes of 3ogs. each, h. ft.

for two-yr-olds, nine Subscribers, were will now let rats and nice play un- won by General L. Gower's ch. f. 'Rivudisturbed and free.-Will they be

let by Rubens, beating five others. Five lieve ber majesty ?

to 4 agst Rivulet. 271. An Indian scene, with birds attracted the most numerous assemblage

The race for the Derby, on Thursday, and animals. W. DANIELL, A.- of spectators to the Downs, that had ever This deserves notice; the charac

been witnessed on a sinilar occasion. ters of the animals are exceedingly placed the following :

Thirteen started, but the Judge only well depicted.

Duke of Grafton's b. c. Whisker, bro341. Allied cavalry fording a

ther to Whalebone, by Waxy (T.

Goodisson) river. By J. A. Atkinson.-The Gen. Gower's b. c. Raphael, by Rubens singular talent of grouping horses (J. Jackson). and men, either in marches or in Bettings 8 to 1 agst Whisker; 3 to i agst

Raphael.-Busto made severe play till the battle, belongs to Mr. Atkin

within 200 yards of the ending post, when son, and be may be called the Vernet Raphael came up and passed him; but in of England.

the last two or three strides Whisker took 397. Mammoth, the property of the finest race ever remembered to have

the lead, and won by a bead. This was Colonel G. Thornton. By H. B. been run for the Derby. Jackson, who CHALON.-This fearless animal rode Raphael, was thrown off, after he had does great credit to the talents and passed the winning post, by the man who

clears the course running against him ; well-known skill of the artist, in he was not hurt. the line of animal painting.

QARS.--On Friday, the Oaks were run 443. Portrait of a mute, the for as under :

Duke of Grafton's Minuet (T. Goodproperty of W. W. Simpson, Esq.

isson)...... of Beleigh Grange, Essex. By E. Lord G. Cavendish's f. by David (W. LANDSEER. -Led by a typo

Arnold)...

Mr. Craven's Nadejda (S. Barnett).... 3 grapbic error in the catalogue,

Twelve started; 3 to i agst the winner; we expected to see some wretch 8 to 1 agst Lord Cavendish's ; 12 to i out of the seraglios and barems of agst Mr. Craven's ; 3 to 1 agst Lord Foo the East, when, to our astonish

ley's Plover ; 7 to 2 agst Mr. Payne's.

Nadejda took the lead, and made severe mient, we found a mule, neatly running ; Minuet laid third or fourth all drawn, well foreshortened, and the way, came up at last, and won cle

verly.The Plover filly fell opposite the staring at us full in the face.

distance post, and dislocating her shoul497. View in Glen Coe, High- der, it was afterwards found necessary to lands of Scotland. By W. Wile kill ber... Clift, the rider, was not mateLIAMS.-A grand scene in those rially injured.

The Headley Stakes were won by Mr. broken limbs of the ancient struc- Farrall's colt,' by Gamenut; the Town ture of our planet, where universal Plate, by Mr. Wyndham's Wanderer; silence reposes in awful sleep upon Tattersal's b. g. Mad Tom.

and the Derby Hunter Stakes, by Mr. Es

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