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Creator:
John Wootton, 1682–1764, British
Title:
George I at Newmarket, 4 or 5 October, 1717
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
Exhibition History:
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Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20)

Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19)

Crown Pictorial - Art and the British Monarchy (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-12-05 - 1991-02-17)

Canaletto to Constable: Paintings of Town and Country from the Yale Center for British Art (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 1998-02-08 - 1998-04-26)

Canaletto to Constable: Paintings of Town and Country from the Yale Center for British Art (The Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1999-10-22 - 2000-01-02)

Canaletto to Constable: Paintings of Town and Country from the Yale Center for British Art (Ferrara Galleries of Modern & Contemporary Art, 2001-02-25 - 2001-05-20)

All The Queen's Horses (National Heritage Center for Horseracing & Sporting Art, 2003-04-26 - 2003-08-23)

Publications:
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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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1156
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