Adriaan van der Hoop’s Trotter ‘De Vlugge’ (The Fast One) in a Meadow

Oil on canvas | 60 x 54cm | 1828

Anthony Oberman

Upper-class Dutchmen aspired to the life of an English gentleman. The fabulously rich banker and art collector Adriaan van der Hoop owned racehorses and, like members of the English aristocracy, had portraits made of his prizewinners. The picture’s s...
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