Jamini Roy, 1887-1972 was on of the most important artists of the modern period in India He drew on the popular and folk traditions of Bengal for his inspiration. In this sketch the elongated head of the horse shows proximity and the large eyes are a characteristic feature of Jamini Roy’s style. This sketch is…
All the riders are women and all have perfect, almost mask like, makeup.
They live outside grazing on the grass in between the buildings.
“….to be loved by a little girl.”
“It is important that they are NOT seen as real.”
The mares were more highly prized than the stallions.
TRADITIONAL NON-TRADITIONAL Both Traditional and Non-traditional are in London’s Trafalgar Square with Nelson’s column in the background. The traditional statue is George IV and the other, the skeleton, is on the Fourth Plinth. This plinth was built for an equestrian statue in 1840 and should have had a statue of William IV but insufficient funds…
In 1765 they were pets to the nobility.
This is the stallion Blank!
This is a portrait of the stallion Blank. He was owned by Peregrine Bertie, the 3rd Duke of Ancaster.Here is some information I found about this horse from an early book on the painter George Stubbs. “Blank, a bay horse foaled in 1740 was bred by the Earl of Godolphin and got by the Godolphin…
…all your troubles fade away.