Samuel Howitt (1765-1822) is renowned for his lively, superior portrayals of animals and sports. He was born into a wealthy Quaker family in Nottinghamshire, England. He painted as a hobby. When his family experienced financial difficulties, Howitt moved to London to work as a professional artist. He flourished as an artist.
Howitt exhibited at the Royal Academy, illustrated books and the Sportsman's Magazine. His light touch with his pen, delicate brushwork and experience of field sports ensured his work was was animated and accurate.
Here are some of the etchings for you to choose from. They are genuine antique prints, made in the 1820s.