Louis AnquetinThe Finish of the Horse Race c.1898-9

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Louis Anquetin (1861‑1932)
The Finish of the Horse Race
Date c.1898-9
MediumWatercolour on board
Dimensionssupport: 260 x 530 mm
Acquisition Bequeathed by Frank Hindley Smith 1940
Not on display

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Louis Anquetin 1861-1932

N05074 The Finish of a Horse Racec.1898-9

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Watercolour on paper, 14 7/8 x 23 3/8 (37.8 x 64.2); the picture occupies an area 10 5/8 x 21 7/16 (27 x 54.5)
Bequeathed by Frank Hindley Smith 1940
Prov:Frank Hindley Smith, Southport
Exh:The Tate Gallery's Wartime Acquisitions, National Gallery, London, April-May 1942 (1); A Selection from the Tate Gallery's Wartime Acquisitions, CEMA touring exhibition, September 1942-September 1943 (1)
Lit:Robert H. Sherard, 'Louis Anquetin, Painter' in Art Journal, 1899, p.89
Repr:Connoisseur, CVIII, 1941, p.165; John Rothenstein, Modern Foreign Pictures in the Tate Gallery (London 1949), pl.77

Another watercolour of this composition was in 1953 in the possession of the artist's step-daughter Mme C. du Ferron-Anquetin in Paris. The image is the same size and resembles this work very closely, but has the jockeys on the right unfinished and is slightly less detailed and precise… (read more)

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