A Hot Race From the Start

Louis Maurer (1832–1832)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 519, fig. 114

Dimensions

Image: 45.9 x 73.8 cm (18 1/16 x 29 1/16 in.) Sheet: 51.1 x 75.9 cm (20 1/8 x 29 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2532

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and gray and white wash hieghtened with white, on yellow- gray paper

Not On View

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Drawings

Group of jockeys whipping and urging their mounts as they pass finishing post. Grandstand and club house in distance left.

Inscription

LR in watercolor: L. Maurer

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 8, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875