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Creator:
John Frederick Herring, 1795–1865, British
Title:
Memnon, with William Scott Up
Date:
1825
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 26 9/16 x 33 1/4 inches (67.5 x 84.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in red paint, lower right: "J. F. Herring. 1825"

Inscribed in red paint, lower left center: "MEMNON"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.753
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal art | breeches | clouds | crowds | equestrian | fence | field | hat | horses (animals) | jockey | man | pattern | racecourse | riding boots | riding habit | spectators | sporting art | top hat | woman
Associated People:
Scott, William (1797–1848), jockey
Access:
Not 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)

Paintings on Loan to The Trustees' Room Belmont Park from the English Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Belmont Park, 1968 - 1968)

Summer Exhibition (National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 1988-07-14 - 1988-10-15)

The Director's Choice - Sports Art from America's Great Art Museums (The National Art Museum of Sport, 1990-01-15 - 1992-03-31)

Life in England 1750 - 1850 (Paul Mellon Arts Center, 1990-03-27 - 1990-05-21)

British Sporting Heroes (National Portrait Gallery, 1998-09-30 - 1999-01-24)

Publications:
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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. 79 (v.1), no. 277, pl. 28, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (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. 29 (v.1), no. 104, pl. 28, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1205
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