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Creator:
William Lock II, 1767–1847, British
Title:

Three Racehorses Approaching the Winning Post

Former Title(s):

Three Racehorses approaching the Winning-Post; verso: sketch of the start of a race, and of a horse

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Sketch of the Start of a Race, and of a Horse

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen, in brown ink and graphite on thin, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 16 inches (26 × 40.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, within image, upper center, above left jockey's head: "a"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, within image, upper right, above right jockey's head: "x"; inscribed in pen with brown ink within image, lower left, above left jockey's head: "a"; inscribed in image, lower right, above right jockey's head: "x"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.997
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caps | flags | horses (animals) | jockeys | races | spectators | sporting art | tracks | whips
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47310
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