Tramway Named Desire

Title

Tramway Named Desire

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's artwork depicts racehorses on a New Orleans streetcar pondering the possibility of a Horse of the Year title. Kentucky-bred Giant’s Causeway, Cartier Horse of the Year in 2000, is depicted hovering above as a blimp.

Tiznow was named American Horse of the Year in 2000, while Kona Gold was awarded the title of 2000 American Champion Sprint Horse. Point Given would claim the title of 2001 American Horse of the Year.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

2001

Rights

This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Format

Pen and ink with watercolor; 17 x 13.25 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink with watercolor

Physical Dimensions

17 x 13.25 in.

Files

FC3724.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Tramway Named Desire,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 8, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/113.

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