Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Charles Towne, 1763–1840, British
Title:
Old Billy, a Draught Horse, Aged 62
Date:
1823
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
4 x 4 3/8 inches (10.2 x 11.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Signed and dated, lower center: "C. T. | 1823"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.2
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal art | clouds | water | dry | rowboat | portrait | landscape | pasture
Currently On View:
Not on view
Publications:
Art Exhibitions, The Times (London), London, Tuesday, 12 June 1928, p. 14, Available online: Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Christie's (UK), English Pictures and Drawings, 1700-1900. 17 March 1961, 1961, p. 29, no. 169, Fiche B51, Card No. 3635 (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867 : A Catalogue : The Paul Mellon Collection, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 175-76, no. 177, pl. 60, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Alex Kidson, Earlier British paintings in the Walker Art Gallery and Sudley House, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2012, p. 229, fn 3, ND466 .K537 2012 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy : a passion for British art [large print labels], , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 P381 2007 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Points from Letters, The Times (London), London, Friday, 7 August 1936, p.6, Available online: Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Walter Shaw Sparrow, A book of sporting painters, John Lane, London, UK & New York, NY, 1931, p. 143, ND1385. S62 + [BRBL]
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42635