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Creator:
Jan Wyck, ca. 1645–1700, Dutch, active in Britain (from ca. 1664)
Title:

A Race Meeting at Newmarket Heath

Date:
ca. 1671
Medium:
Gray wash with pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 16 1/2 inches (24.1 × 41.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center left: "1386|2"; center right: "Jan Wyck 1645- 1700"

Watermark

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "J Wyck"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2003.21
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
crowd | field | historical subject | horse (animal) | horse racing | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | landscape | meeting | men | race (event) | racetrack | sporting art | tent | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Newmarket | Suffolk | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53445
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