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Creator:
John Wootton, 1682–1764, British
Title:

George I at Newmarket, 4 or 5 October, 1717

Former Title(s):

Race Meeting on New Market

Race Meeting on Newmarket Heath

Date:
ca. 1717
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 50 1/8 x 67 1/16 inches (127.3 x 170.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed, lower center: "J Wooton"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.698
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animals | autumn | breeches | carriage | chimney | church | coach | dogs (animals) | fields | gathering | hat | historical subject | horses (animals) | jockeys | king (person) | landscape | meeting | racecourse | racing | riding boots | smoke | steeple | town
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Newmarket | Suffolk | United Kingdom
Associated People:
George I (1660–1727), king of Great Britain and Ireland and elector of Hanover
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1156
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A Great Collection of British Pictures in Virginia, The Times (London), Issue No. 55689, May 1, 1963, p. 5, Available Online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Canaletto to Constable, paintings of town and country from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 1998, pp. 3-4, 27, pl. 1, ND1354.4 Y25 1998 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, pp. 20-21, no. 49, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 30, no 49, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)

Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, p. 371, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 256-257, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 13-16, no. 15, fig. 3, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

English Animal and Sporting Pictures in the Mellon Collection, Apollo, vol. 77,ns#14, April 1963, p. 284, fig. 4, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another Copy also available in Vertical File: V1168

Hornby Castle, Historical and descriptive catalogue of pictures belonging to his grace the Duke of Leeds., Darling & Son, Ltd., London, 1902, p. 13, cat. no. 23, Available online : HathiTrust

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 1 (v.1), no. 1, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 160 (v.1), no. 304, pl. 216, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, Posing on Four Legs, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue No. 4072, April 17, 1981, p. 445, Film S748 (SML) Also Available OnLine in TLS Historical Archive (ORBIS)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Catalogue of important old master paintings : 14 June 1961, Sotheby's, London, June 14, 1961, p. 11, lot no. 16, B12 film (YCBA)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Catalogue of important old master paintings : 14 June 1961, Sotheby's, London, June 14, 1961, p. 11, lot no. 16, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 62, no. 229, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)


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