Thoroughbreds in Art by Janis Whitcomb
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"Pam Nelson and Royal James"
oils (color) - 16x20" - commission - 1968


Tellitlikeitis - Thoroughbred Racehorse
Commission - oils - 16x20 - 1960's


Louise's Pride - TB racehorse mare
Oils on canvas - 16x20" - 1976


TB racehorse Special Guest
Commission - 16x20 - oils - 1965


TB racehorse Amber Boy. Brother (and pair) to Amber Acky
Commission - 16x20" - oils - 1965


TB race mare Fallacy's Hope - dam of Cowboy Boots
Commission - 1965 - oils - 20x24"


TB racehorse Lak Nak (Kal Kan spelled backwards!)
Commission - 20x24" - oils - 1965


TB champion racehorse Smogy Dew
Commission - 16x20" - oils - 1965


Countertop
TB racehorse. 16x20" - pastels on mat board


Blue Serge
TB racehorse. 16x20" - oils on canvas - 1965


Rhythm Hep Cat
TB racehorse. 16x20" - pastels on mat board - 1965


Stretch run at Longacres - Oils on canvasboard


Ken Dee
Good racehorse - Ken Dee. Commission - Pastel on velourboard


Fire 'N' Desire
Commission - Pastel on mat board


Affirmed/Alydar Triple Crown Vignette
8 x 10. Alydar headstudy (left) was done from a picture on TV; Steve Cauthen (middle) with the roses in the KY Derby winner's Circle; Affirmed headstudy (right) was done from pix in the Thoroughbred Record; Belmont finish (bottom).


Colonel Greenock
Thoroughbred stallion, a commission painted in pastels. The owners used bleach on his mane and tail which were originally just flaxen, they said the bettors loved it.


Cowboy Boots - TB hunter
1979 - oils on canvas - 20x24"


Cup o' Spooks
This was a northwest Stakes winner; a commission painted in pastels


Ken Dee
Thoroughbred - a commission painted in pastels on velour board


King's Faith - stakeswinning Thoroughbred racehorse
Commissioned by Joe Gottstein - owner of Longacres - 1973 - oils on canvas - 20x24"


King's Faith - stakeswinning Thoroughbred racehorse
Commissioned by Joe Gottstein - owner of Longacres - 1972 - pastels on velourboard - 20x24"


Man 'o War
Done in charcoal


Man 'o War
Done in pencil


Redwind - stakes winning Thoroughbred Racehorse
1972 - commission - oils on canvas - 20x24"


Redwind - stakeswinning Thoroughbred racehorse
Commission - 1972 - pastels on velourboard - 18x24"


Redwind - stakeswinning Thoroughbred racehorse
Commission - 1972 - pastels on velourboard - 18x24"


Swaps
Shown with Willie Shoemaker up, painted in oils. This is a very old painting, done in 1964!


Throughbred Mare
Painted in oils


Tilton Milton
Stakes winner, a commission painted in pastels


Turbulator
An extremely popular local stakes winner at Longacres. He was so named because he hurt himself on a sprinkler head as a youngster and had to spend a lot of time with his bad leg in a whirlpool tub, or turbulator! His nickname was Old Tubby. This portrait was a gift to the owner of Longacres for Tubby's owner; painted in oils


Tazlena
Thoroughbred mare painted in oils. This is a very old painting!


"Alsab"
Great racehorse - graphite stick - 20x24" - 1966


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