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The Reins of Power: A History of the horse in Art

Slide lecture exploring equine imagery

This lecture by Adrian Sumner, Arts Development officer for Chester City Council explores equine imagery through the history of art. Whether symbolising strength, nobility, beauty, freedom or dynastic power, the horse has inspired artists since the Stone Age. Highlights include Lascaux and Altamira. Also looks at equestrian portrait sculptures since Marcus Aurelius, Delacroix and Gericault.Not to mention Alfred Munnings and George Stubbs.


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Date and Time:

1 October 2008 at 1:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street
01244 972109

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