ECLIPSE

Print
28/02/1823 (published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

'ECLIPSE'. Dark-coloured racehorse, with markings of a blaze on its face and a stocking on its right hind leg, viewed in profile. The horse has a plaited mane and is wearing a racing saddle and bridle. A man in a long coat holds the horse's reins as a jockey walks towards the horse.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving print on paper
Brief Description
'ECLIPSE'. Dark-coloured racehorse, with markings of a blaze on its face and a stocking on its right hind leg, viewed in profile. Engraving print on paper. After a painting by George Stubbs. Engraved by Scott. Published by J. Pittman, London. 1823.
Physical Description
'ECLIPSE'. Dark-coloured racehorse, with markings of a blaze on its face and a stocking on its right hind leg, viewed in profile. The horse has a plaited mane and is wearing a racing saddle and bridle. A man in a long coat holds the horse's reins as a jockey walks towards the horse.
Dimensions
  • Of sheet height: 13.4cm
  • Of sheet width: 17.5cm
  • Of image height: 10cm
  • Of image width: 14.1cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • ECLIPSE. (Title, centre below image.)
  • Stubbs Pinx. (Below bottom-left corner of image.)
  • Scott Sct. (Below bottom-right corner of image.)
  • Published Feby. 28. 1823 by J. Pittman Warwick Square,London. (Centre, below title.)
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
E.873-1896

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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