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James Pollard, 1792–1867

Epsom Races: The Betting Post

1834 to 1835
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
12 1/8 x 18 5/8 inches (30.8 x 47.3 cm)

Signed and dated, black paint, lower left: "J Pollard | 1834"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
carriage | costume | equestrian | horse (animal) | landscape | race (event) | racecourse | rural | spectators | sporting art | vehicle | Victorian | whip
Associated Places:
England | Epsom | Europe | Surrey | United Kingdom
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

The Paul Mellon Bequest : Treasures of a Lifetime (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-02-17 - 2001-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, pp. 35, 370, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA [ORBIS]

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867 : A Catalogue : The Paul Mellon Collection, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, p. 274, no. 299, pl. 98a, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

David Livingstone-Learmonth, The horse in art, The Studio, London, New York, 1958, pl. 51, N7668 H6 L58 oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

N. C. Selway, Golden age of coaching and sport, as depicted by James Pollard , F. Lewis, Publishers, Limited, Leigh-on-sea, 1972, no. 194, NJ18 P7425 +S45 (YCBA) [YCBA]

N. C. Selway, James Pollard 1792-1867, painter of the age of coaching , F. Lewis, Publishers, Limited, Leigh-on-sea, 1965, no. 165, NJ18 P7425 +S452 1965 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Sotheby's sale catalogue : The Mr. and Mrs. Jack R Dick collection of English sporting and conversation painting part one : 31 October 1973, London, October 31, 1973, lot 32, Fiche B18 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Warner, The Paul Mellon Bequest : treasures of a lifetime, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, p. 89, fig. a, N5247 M385 P28 2001 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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