1955.15.1: First Futurity by L. Maurer (1832-1932), Oil on canvas, 1889, Gift: George D. Widener

The Museum Collection contains just over 300 paintings that depict every aspect of the sport and history of Thoroughbred racing – from the early days of racing in England illustrated in paintings by John E. Ferneley, Sr. to champions in the winner’s circle by Richard Stone Reeves.  Artists featured in the collection include: William Smithson Broadhead, Vaughn Flannery, Sir Alfred J. Munnings, Frederic Remington, Martin Stainforth, George Stubbs, Henry Stull, Edward Troye and Franklin Brooke Voss, among others.

Some examples of paintings within the Museum's Collection are featured below.  To explore more of the Museum's Permanent Collection, please click here.

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