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Creator:
Samuel Howitt, 1756–1822, British
Title:

Racing Scene

Date:
1792
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and gray ink on medium, smooth, cream, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 9/16 × 15 15/16 inches (29.4 × 40.5 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 9 15/16 × 14 3/16 inches (25.2 × 36 cm), and Sheet: 8 13/16 × 13 inches (22.4 × 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, center: "S Howitt | Old Compton Street | No. 4"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "B5227"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "HYO"

Signed and dated, in pen, with black ink, lower left: "Howitt 1792"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.925
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
crowd | horse racing | horses (animals) | jockeys | landscape | men | race (event) | spectators | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47284
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