Art: Horse Painting

During the War, when George Bernard Shaw wanted to give a symbolic habitation and a name to two great elements of 20th-century English upper-class society, he called one "Heartbreak House" and the other "Horseback Hall." Last week in Washington, an exhibition at the new branch gallery of Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art showed the spick & span art of Horseback Hall as it was in its far from heartbroken heyday in the 19th Century. Among 60 pictures, most of them hunting and racing scenes, were examples by such eminent specialists as Henry...

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