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

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

Date:
1723
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 41 x 49 1/2 inches (104.1 x 125.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.705
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
breeches (trousers) | coat | decoration | fields (agricultural land) | hats | horses (animals) | men | owner | portrait | racecourse | racing | riding boots | saddle | sporting art | stables | staffs (walking sticks) | tricorne | waistcoat
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Newmarket | Suffolk | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1163
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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)

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)

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

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

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


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