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Art in Harness

May 18, 1959
May 18, 1959

Table of Contents
May 18, 1959

Art In Harness
Underfed Tiger
Spectacle
Mosbacher Brothers
Horse Racing
Track
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Art in Harness

To celebrate the rise of harness racing from the folksy intimacy of country fairs to its present status as a year-round national pastime, officers of Chicago's Maywood Park Trotting Assn. each year sponsor a competition for artists, harnessing, so to speak, art to trotting. Here are some of the best entries of past years, a few of which hang permanently in Maywood's clubhouse collection.

This is an article from the May 18, 1959 issue Original Layout

"After the warmup," groom covers horse in this oil by Katherine Grace.

"Merry-Go-Round," Walter Parke termed his painting of horses in the homestretch.

Wide-angled view intrigued Artist Phoebe Moore in work sold to socialite.

"The Blacksmith," a watercolor also by Miss Moore, won the "also ran" award.

Wire Sculpture by Nancy Frederick is now owned by Martin King of Chicago.

"Sulky," by Charles Wood, 1957 winner, is in the Maywood permanent collection.

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