Five Racers Preparing to Start

English Racers, Preparing to Start

about 1803
Carle Vernet (French, 1758–1836)


Dimensions

Framed: 71.1 x 112.4 x 4.1 cm (28 x 44 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.) Overall: 58.4 x 99.1cm (23 x 39in.)

Accession Number

65.2606

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and watercolor on white paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Lower right: in brown ink, Carle Vernet f.

Provenance

Adolphe Le Goupy (dealer), Paris ; February 2, 1936, purchased by Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to teh MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection