18-19th Century Equine and Equestrian Art


(above:  William Hahn, Horses Grazing, Berkeley, 1875, oil on canvas, 20 x 34.2 inches, California Historical Society given by Anthony R. White and Suzanne Crocker-White. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 18-19th Century Equine and Equestrian Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Hoofbeats and Heartbeats: the Horse in American Art (9/14/10)

By Hook, Horse or Hound: Sporting Art at the Shelburne Museum (5/12/99)


From other websites:

Horse Power: American Weathervanes From a Distinguished New England Collection is a 2019 exhibit at the Colby College Museum of Art which says: "A popular subject in art and the wider visual culture, horses were commonly depicted in weathervane form. This installation explores some of the different varieties of nineteenth-century American horse weathervanes and their historical significances."   Audited 4/20


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