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"Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders:" 'Swishing at a Rasper From Your Own Timidity and Mismanagement Cause the Horse to Swerve...'

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Inscribed in pen with black ink, lower center: "Swishing at a Rasper. from your own timidity and mismanagement caused the Horse | to Swave, and at last to Bolt through the only bad Place in the Fence Leaving you | behind in the elegant attitude of the Spread Eagle."; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "25"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "HRH 12 - 4"

Medium: Watercolor, with pen, in brown ink, black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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