Highlights from the Art Collection of the National Sporting Library
April - August 2008 A selection of paintings, sculpture, and works on paper from the NSL collection were exhibited. Works encompassed a number of equestrian and sporting subjects including flat and steeplechase racing, foxhunting, and cockfighting. Artists represented in the exhibition include Henry Thomas Alken, Jean Bowman, John Emms, Herbert Haseltine, Ben Marshall, John Skeaping, Henry Stull, and Edward Troye.
Edward Troye (American, 1808-1874), American Eclipse. Oil on canvas, ca. 1834. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Ohrstrom, Jr.
Herbert Haseltine (American, 1877-1962), The Thoroughbred Horse (The Perfect Thoroughbred), 1949, Gift of Edward E. Tuck.