William Henry Shelton (1840-1932) : The colonel’s horse, ca.1900.

 

SAL record control number: 85724 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;

 

Work title: The colonial’s horse  [return to the original name] ; 

Alternate work titles: 
2021 : The colonel’s horse  [return to the original name] ; 
2006 : Horse and rider  [from collection list] ;
1989 : Woman and horse  [from collection list] ; 
1900 : 2021 : The colonel’s horse  [from exhibition catalog] ; 

Work date: ca.1900  [based on exhibition date];

Work creator: William Henry Shelton (1840-1932) ;

Work medium: Oil ; 
Work dimensions: 22 x 16 inches ; 

Inscribed / signed front: 
Location: At lower right.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘W. H. Shelton’.

Verso: [unknown] ; 

SAL category: Genre ; 
SAL sub-category: Horses ; 

Archives of American Art subjects:
Animal
Animal — Horse
Art
Art—American
Art―Private collections―New York (State)
Art―Private collections―New York (State)―Salmagundi
Landscape
Landscape — Farm

Description of work:

Provenance:
ca.1900 SCNY ; 
ca.1900 William Henry Shelton (1840-1932), the artist .

Exhibition history:
1900 SCNY, “Annual exhibition of oil paintings by members”, April 27 – May 3.

References / citations:
1900 SCNY, “Annual exhibition of oil paintings by members”, April 27 – May 3, 1900, #7, not illustrated.

Notes:
It is unclear if this is the painting called The colonel’s horse, 1900, based on the date and the times that Shelton showed at the club, it is a good possibility.

 

Document information

Document permalink:
http://salmagundi.org/artwork/?p=85724

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2021.85724

Record birth date:
March 31, 2021

Last updated: June 7, 2021 at 21:38 pm