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Creator:
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Title:

A Stable Boy rubbing down a Racehorse

Date:
undated
Medium:
Black chalk and stumping on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 12 7/8 × 19 1/8 inches (32.7 × 48.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 10 1/2 × 16 11/16 inches (26.7 × 42.4 cm), and Sheet: 10 1/4 × 16 5/16 inches (26 × 41.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "27"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "3/4 | [?] | 13 5/8 x 20"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.856
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | crowd | figures (representations) | groom (caretaker of horses) | horse (animal) | horse racing | men | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47257
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