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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:

Sketch of an Elaborately Saddled Horse

Date:
ca. 1792
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 13 3/8 inches (24.1 × 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink upper left: "No. 15"; in pen and black ink, center left: "1 yellow spots upon a Red ground | 2 yellow ornamental flowers on [...] | 3 Red Fringe | 4 Red [...] | 6 Gold upon a Red Ribbond | 7 Square [...] Beads | A Yellow Lapels"; upper right: "straps of the Bridle Gold | Bits Steel"; center right: "(9) Red Tufts | (10) Yellow [...]"; lower left: "11 Red [...] | 12 Gold upon Blue Ground"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22382
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | horse (animal) | saddle
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17745
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 24, no. 15, V2359 (YCBA)


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