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Thomas Stringer, 1722–1790, British
Formerly attributed to Francis Sartorius, 1734–1804, British

John Corbet, Sir Robert Leighton and John Kynaston with their Horses and Hounds

Former Title(s):

John Corbet, Sir Robert Leighton and John Kynaston, Members of the Shrewsbury Hunt

Oil on canvas
37 3/4 x 57 1/2 inches (95.9 x 146.1 cm)

Signed and dated, lower left: "TS | 1779"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animals | buttons (fasteners) | conversation piece | dogs (animals) | grass | greyhounds (breed) | group portrait | harnesses | hats | hills | horses (animals) | hounds (dogs) | hunters | huntsmen | landscape | men | portrait | reins | riding (horseback riding) | riding boots | riding breeches | saddles | sky | sporting art | tailcoats | trees
Associated People:
Leighton, Robert
Kynaston, John (1728–1783), author and literary scholar
Corbet, John
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

The Noble Horse (Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, 1998-04-04 - 1998-05-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 196-197, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Stephen Deuchar, Noble exercise : the sporting ideal in eighteenth-century British art, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1982, p. 40, ND1388 G7 D48+ (YCBA) [YCBA]

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, p. 121, no. 121, pl. 46, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Lionel Lambourne, The noble horse, man and horse in Western art history 4 April-26 May, 1998, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum , Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc., Tokyo, 1998, pp. 58, 146, no. 20, pl. 20, N7668 H6 N6213 1998 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 79, no. 279, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 117, no. 339, pl. 161, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 43, no. 158, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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