The Sporting Undergraduate by Henry William Bunbury 1772

The Sporting Undergraduate_Henry William Bunbury(1750-1811)_1772Henry William Bunbury (1750-1811) from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: horse, sign post, walking stick, saddle, riding boots, hat

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One thought on “The Sporting Undergraduate by Henry William Bunbury 1772

  1. Jen Dobyns

    Wow. All I can think when I look at this is how wrong that rider looks on the horse. It looks like he’s almost sitting behind the saddle (almost)! And his legs are so very far forward. This picture gives the impression that the horse wasn’t the rider’s and belonged to a much shorter person.

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