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Quick Details

Date of Production

circa 1860

Materials used

Paint, Canvas

Summary of A Gentleman Driving a Team of Horses to a Park Drag

A gentleman drives a team of grey horses harnessed to a Park Drag past the stable block of Burton Constable Hall in Yorkshire. Painted by Joseph Walker around 1860.

Full description

Presumably one of the 'Constables' of Burton Constable Hall drives a team of greys to a Park Drag past the stable block of the house. One of the grooms has taken his seat at the back of the coach, the second groom is still in the process of climbing up. The coach has large round coach lamps and is painted in blue and black with a red undercarriage.

This painting is one of several depicting the carriage horses and carriages of Burton Constable Hall. They were all painted by Joseph Walker.

Artist profile

Joseph Walker (1831-1906) painted a number of pictures featuring horses and carriages with the occasional hunting scene. He depicts his subjects with great accuracy and seemed to have a talent for painting portraits as well.

Access information

This painting is in the care of Burton Constable Hall

Burton Constable Foundation
Burton Constable,
East Yorkshire

HU11 4LN 

Tel: 01964 562400

Picture credit

Burton Constable Hall