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Creator:
John Nixon, ca. 1760–1818, British
Title:
Brighton Races
Date:
1805
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and gray ink, gouache, and graphite with scratching out on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/4 × 26 3/4 inches (51.4 × 67.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, center: "Brighton Races | John Nixon | 1805.

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower left: "J Nixon | 1805"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6235
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | horses (animals) | races | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19)

British Comic Art 1730 - 1830 (Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988-10-14 - 1988-12-04)

Publications:
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Herbert W Rott, George Stubbs, 1724-1806, science into art , Prestel, Munich ; New York, 2012, pp. 14, 15, fig. 4, NJ18.St915 A1213 2012 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11159
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