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Horse

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Kennel Hill
Town:Goodwood
Parish:Westhampnett
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:PO18
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Object setting:Outside building
Access is:Public
Location note:Outside the Richmond Pavilion, Goodwood Racecourse.
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:121
Grid reference:G3
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Name : Elisabeth Frink
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Commissioned by: The Earl of March.
Construction period:1980
Installation date:1980
Unveiling date:29/07/1980
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Goodwood Racecourse.
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Facing south west. A full size statue of a standing horse mounted on a brick plinth that is built into steps leading up to the Richmond Pavilion.
Signatures:Signature carved into rear right of integral bronze base:
Frink 1980
Inscription:Stone plaque on face of brick plinth, underneath front of horse, carved letters:
ELISABETH FRINK C.B.E R.A
JULY 1980


Stone plaque on face of plinth, facing north west:
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OPENED THIS GRANDSTAND ON JULY 29TH 1980

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Free Standing, Commemorative, Animal
Object type1:Statue
Object type2:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Standing

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Object Parts

Part 1:Statue
     Material:Bronze, patinated blue/green
     Height (cm):224
     Width (cm):72
     Depth (cm):250

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Metallic staining
     More details:Metallic staining to both signature plaque and unveiling plaque.
Condition 2 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Cracks, splits, breaks, holes
     More details:Signature plaque and opening plaque both cracked.
Date of on-site inspection:13/02/2008

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History

History:The sculpture is Frink's only truly lifelike representation of a horse. It was completed in 1980 and the artist was paid £30,000 for it.

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References

Source 1 :
     Title:'Frink: the official biography of Elisabeth Frink'
     Type:Book
     Author:Gardiner, Stephen.
     Page:216-219
     Publisher:Harper Collins. London.


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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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