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Creator:
James Seymour, 1702–1752, British
Title:
Sir Roger Burgoyne Riding "Badger"
Date:
1740
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 48 7/8 x 69 inches (124.1 x 175.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, in artist's hand, in brown paint, lower left: "Sr Roger Burgoyne | Bart | Upon His Favorite | Horse Badger wth. His Bitch Juno."

Dated in brown paint, lower left: "1740" [in later hand?]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.763
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal art | animals | bridle | column (architectural element) | dog (animal) | equestrian | hound (dog) | man | marble | portrait | riding boots | saddle | sculpture | sporting art | tricorne | water | whip
Associated People:
Burgoyne, Roger, sixth baronet (1710-1780), MP for Bedfordshire
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Man and the Horse (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984-12-03 - 1985-08-18)

Publications:
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Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, p. 44, no. 47, pl. 6, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1212
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