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Creator:
Thomas Sandby RA, 1721–1798, British
after David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
Published by Paul Sandby RA, 1731–1809, British
Title:
The Horse Race at Rome During the Carnival
Date:
ca. 1781
Medium:
Aquatint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 3/8 x 22 5/16 inches (39.1 x 56.6 cm), Sheet: 15 x 22 inches (38.1 x 55.9 cm), Plate: 15 x 22in. (38.1 x 55.9cm), Image: 14 1/8 x 20 5/16 inches (35.8 x 51.6 cm), and Image: 13 5/16 x 20 5/16 inches (33.8 x 51.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "IR74/62"

Lettered upper left within image (on flag): "PALIA | CORSO"; lettered center left within image (on flag): "PALIA | PRIMO"; lettered lower left below image within plate marks: "D. Allan Delt."; lettered lower center below image within plate marks: "THE HORSE RACE AT ROME DURING THE CARNIVAL | Piazza del Popolo. | Publish'd as the Act directs by P. Sandby 1st. Jany. 1781."; lettered lower right below image within plate marks: "P.Sandby Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10963
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | carnival | cityscape | Grand Tour | horse racing | horses (animals) | sporting art
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy | Lazio | Piazza del Popolo | Rome
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29388
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