"Grass Champ 1979" bust

Title

"Grass Champ 1979" bust

Subject

Horse racing in art.

Description

A bust of Jean Cruguet by caricature/humorist artist Peb shows the jockey with grass for hair and proclaims him the grass champ of 1979. A reference to 1978 Horse of the Year Eclipse Award winner Mac Diarmida.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1978-1979

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; 13 x 10 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and Ink

Physical Dimensions

13 x 10 in.

Files

JBW131.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “"Grass Champ 1979" bust,” The Keeneland Library, accessed July 12, 2024, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/808.

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