The picture shows His Majesty's Deerkeepers standing round an old buck that has just been shot.
Buck shooting in Windsor Great Park, with Portraits of His Majesty's Deerkeepers by John Frederick Lewis, 18251826
- Oil on canvas
- 95 x 135 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £650 ( Total: £650)
- Acquired in:
- Winifred V Wetherall
Windsor Castle can be seen in the distance. The close observation of nature which characterises Lewis's work as a Pre-Raphaelite is hown in this picture by the painting of the horse's nostrils, which are distended at the scent of blood from the dead buck.