Horse head study for equestrian portrait Kurz 1908

Study of a brown horse with a hem, only head and upper part of the neck executed. Left front foreground excluded from the picture by light brushstrokes.

Oil on canvas 77 x 62 cm
Signature: John Quincy Ɑdams With best wishes. Christmas 1908 Private collection Austria and France.

This horse head study served as preparation for the equestrian portrait Kurz 1908.The omitted area in the right foreground of the picture is occupied in the equestrian portrait of Lily Kurz and is therefore not further elaborated. Dedication as a Christmas gift likely to the sitter.

Cross-references

Reiterbildnis Kurz 1908

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Provenance

Sitter.
Her family descendants.
Private collection Austria, France.

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