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Adriaan van der Hoop’s Trotter ‘De Rot’ at the Coach House  1828

by Anthony Oberman

The prizewinning racehorse ‘De Rot’ wears a decorated bridle, and its tail is tied up and embellished with a rosette in the latest fashion à l’anglaise (in the English manner). In the coach house are no fewer than two carriages, one in fashionable yellow matching that of the horse-blanket on the animal’s back. The initials of its owner, Van der Hoop, are on the green bucke...
Courtesy of Rijksmuseum