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Creator:
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Title:
Parts of the Properly Proportioned Horse
Date:
1760
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 13 1/4 inches (21 × 33.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "This analysis proposeth a method to [apind] the judgment in discerning the beauties & faults of | a horse. By considering him, as if taken to pieces, & judging of each part separately, you | cannot so easily be imposed upon, as when you view the parts in [group] this outline is taken | from a drawing of Seymor, & when analysed shows a just arrangement of parts."; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "S Gilpin 1760"

Watermark: "GR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.32.6(6)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23814
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