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John Wootton, 1682–1764

Lamprey, with His Owner Sir William Morgan, at Newmarket

Former Title(s):

Lamprey at Newmarket, with a Group of Figures Including Sir William Morgan, his Owner

Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
41 x 49 1/2 inches (104.1 x 125.7 cm)

Signed in brown paint, lower center: "J Wootton"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal art | breeches (trousers) | coat | hats | horses (animals) | men | racecourse | racing | riding boots | saddle | sporting art | stables | staffs (walking sticks) | tricorne | tricornes | waistcoat
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Newmarket | Suffolk | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Morgan, William (of Tredegar, elder) (1700–1731), Welsh Whig politician
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

British sporting painting, 1650-1850, [catalogue of an exhibition held at the] Hayward Gallery, London 13 December 1974-23 February 1975, Leicestershire Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, 8 March-6 April 1975, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 25 April-25 May, 1975 , Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1974, p. 37, no. 20, ND1388 G7 A78 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, pp. 56, 371, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA [ORBIS]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 258-259, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867 : A Catalogue : The Paul Mellon Collection, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, p. 19, no. 19, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Hornby Castle, Historical and descriptive catalogue of pictures belonging to his grace the Duke of Leeds., Darling & Son, Ltd., London, 1902, p. 13, no. 24, Available online : HathiTrust [ORBIS]

Sir Oliver Millar, Notes on the Royal Collection - I, John Wootton, William Hogarth, and Frederick, Prince of Wales , Burlington Magazine, vol. CIII, London, September 1961, pp. 384, N1 +B87 103 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Rutland Gallery, Paintings by John Wootton, circa 1677-1765, Rutland Gallery, London, p. 20 (?), cat. no. 18, NJ18 W86 R87 1963 (LC)+ [ORBIS]

Stella A. Walker, Sporting art : England 1700-1900, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, 1972, p. 59, N8250 W35 (YCBA) + [YCBA]

Malcolm Warner, Stubbs and the Horse, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2004, p. 14, fig. 8, NJ18 St915 W37 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Richard Wills, James Seymour, 1701-1752, London, 2023, p.62, fig.25, NJ18 .Se95 W55 2023 (YCBA) Oversize [YCBA]

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