Parts of the Properly Proportioned Horse
- Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 8 1/4 × 13 1/4 inches (21 × 33.7 cm)
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"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art
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Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British, Parts of the Properly Proportioned Horse, 1760
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