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The horse in nature and art : with numerous illustrations from life / by Cecil Brown ; with an introduction by E. Onslow Ford, R.A.

Major Cecil Brown

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 11 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, W.C., [1897]

Physical Description

5 p. l., 219 p. incl. front., illus., plates ; 26 x 36 cm. (obl. fol.).

General Note

Erratum slip tipped in before title page
Dedication to Harrow School and art master W. Egerton Hine.


Part I. The horse in history and art. Leading types of modern horses -- The skeleton of the horse -- the knee -- comparison with human skeleton -- Part II. The horse in history and art, (continued) -- The percheron -- the bard -- muscles -- the points of the horse -- the head -- Part III. The fore-legs -- front view -- the pastern -- the hoof -- the hind-legs -- drawing the figure of a horse from a cast -- hints for drawing from life -- Part IV. Types. Foreshortening -- three-quarter front view -- slight rear view -- Part V. Action -- The walk -- the trot -- Part VI. The canter -- leaping -- jumping -- Part VII. Rear -- The shy -- pulling -- the relation between horse and rider -- Part VIII. Soldier -- military seat -- hunting seat -- Moor's seat -- tent-pegging -- jockey's seat


Horses - Anatomy
Manuals - Treatises - Great Britain - 19th century
Drawing - Technique
Anatomy, Artistic - Animals