1. Muybridge’s photographs show in detail the movements of a galloping horse.
Eadweard Muybridge, Animal Locomotion, plate 637, 1887, collotype, gift of Samuel C. Gale, William H. Hinkle, Albert Loring, Charles M. Loring, Charles J. Martin, and Charles Alfred Pillsbury
2. Degas stopped making horse sculptures in the 1890s and focused on dancers and bathers.
Edgar Degas, Woman in a Bathtub, modeled 1890, cast 1920-21, no. 26/C, bronze, gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
3. Manet was another Impressionist artist who liked to go to the racetrack.
Edouard Manet, The Races, about 1869, lithograph, gift of Bruce B. Dayton, by exchange