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THE TARTAR

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    01/11/1832 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pitman, John (painter)
    Romney, John, born 1786 - died 1863 (engraver)
    M. A. Pittman (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.871-1896

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box A

Physical description

'THE TARTAR'. Dark-coloured racehorse with jockey, viewed in profile. In the distance to the left is another dark-coloured horse being ridden by a man wearing a top hat and carrying a bottle. In the far distance other figures and horses are visible.

Place of Origin

London (printed and published)

Date

01/11/1832 (published)

Artist/maker

Pitman, John (painter)
Romney, John, born 1786 - died 1863 (engraver)
M. A. Pittman (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

THE TARTAR.
Title, centre, below image.

Pitman, Pinxt.
Below bottom-left corner of image.

I. Romney, Sculpt.
Below bottom-right corner of image.

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm of sheet, Width: 16 cm of sheet, Height: 9.7 cm of image, Width: 13.1 cm of image

Descriptive line

'THE TARTAR'. Dark-coloured racehorse with jockey, viewed in profile. Engraving print on paper. After a painting by Pitman. Engraved by John Romney. Published by M. A. Pittman, London. 1832.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Reproduced in The Sporting Magazine, volume 6 (2nd series), M. A. Pittman, London, 1833. The accompanying article describes the genealogy, career and form of The Tartar and identifies the other horse in the picture as Tiney, being ridden by The Tartar's owner Henry Hickes.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Bottle; Top hat; Horse; Racehorse; Man; Jockey

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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