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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

Riders at a grassy jump. One horse has completed the jump, and continues at the far left of the painting. Two horses are jumping, and one rider has gone down in the center front of the painting. Two riders approach from the right side. There is a small group of people at the left side of the painting, next to a white flag, and another at the right background. Background shows country meadows and sparse trees.

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

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.22
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE signed right lower corner: H. Alken (Oker?); on reverse: H. Alken 1849
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973