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Creator:
James Seymour, 1702–1752, British
Title:
'True Blue Beat by Whitefoot': Galloping to Left, with Jockey Up Whipping-On
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen, in brown ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 × 11 3/4 inches (22.9 × 29.8 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 6 11/16 × 9 3/8 inches (17 × 23.8 cm), and Sheet: 6 x 8 5/8in. (15.2 x 21.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower left: "True Blue-beeat by Whitefoot | Rider black Cap, blue wastcoat, Leather Breeches | Saddle Cloath blue trim'd white"

Collector's mark, lower right: "TEL"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1243
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | galloping | horse (animal) | horse racing | jockey | man | race (event) | sporting art | whip
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47060
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