Disproportioned Horse Drawing
- ca. 1760
- Watercolor, graphite, pen and black ink on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
- Sheet: 8 3/16 × 13 3/8 inches (20.8 × 34 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "This outline is taken from one by a painer, who was intimately ignorant of the forms of a | horse. When analysed, you discern how totally the weak, shoulder, & all the other parts of it, are | disproportioned."; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "S Gilpin"
- 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, Disproportioned Horse Drawing, ca. 1760
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