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STEEPLECHASING (ONE OF FOUR)

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STEEPLECHASING (ONE OF FOUR)

Made by: Henry Aiken

On view in: Second Floor Library


About this object

Horses at a hedge which serves as a jump. One horse has completed the jump and is at the fat left of the painting. One has gone down at the center front, three are going over the jump, and four are approaching the jump. At the far right near a fence, stands a man dressed in black with a top hat and a baton in his right hand. The rolling country side in the distance has leafless trees.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
STEEPLECHASING (ONE OF FOUR)
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
England
Date made:
1849
Size:
25.4 x 35.6 cm (10 x 14 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.21
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE bottom right corner: H. Alken (Oker?); on reverse: H. Alken 1849
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973