Equestrian art is a fine art genre that captures horses’ beauty and grace. It has a rich history dating back to ancient times when horses played a crucial role in transportation, warfare, and agriculture. Over the centuries, equestrian art has evolved and transformed, expressing the bond between horses and humans.
Throughout history, equestrian art has reflected the relationship between humans and horses and celebrated these magnificent animals for their beauty and grace. In ancient Greece and Rome, horse art symbolised power and wealth. During the Renaissance, artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Albrecht Dürer depicted horses in their artwork, emphasising their muscular structure and fluid movement.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, equestrian art became more specialised, with artists focusing on specific types of horse-related activities such as racing, hunting, and military campaigns. Some notable equestrian artists from this period include George Stubbs, Edgar Degas, and Frederic Remington.
Today, equestrian art continues to be popular, with contemporary artists using a variety of styles and mediums to depict horses in new and exciting ways. Equestrian art can be found in galleries and museums worldwide, appreciated by art lovers and horse enthusiasts.
If you love equestrian art, the ICAS Vilas art gallery in the UK is the perfect destination. The gallery boasts a stunning collection of equestrian art from some of the most talented artists in the world.
ICAS Vilas is committed to promoting equestrian art and preserving its rich history. The gallery regularly hosts exhibitions and events featuring both established and emerging artists. We welcome enquiry for new artists to join our portfolio of ICAS Vilas art gallery artists. Please send us your details to
ICAS Vilas Art Gallery
The fascination with Horses symbolises how they convey grace, courage, strength, power, speed, and endurance. Giving a gift of art of a galloping study of the horse sculpture or a painting for a home environment or an office fulfils all the aspirations – recognising, fame, promotion, victory and wishing growth and success in life and career.
ICAS EQUESTRIAN Art Collections
We showcase the BEST in Contemporary equestrian Art by TODAY’s New emerging artists.
The Study of John Jorrock
The background behind the sculpture of John Jorrock, a fictional character created by writer Robert Smith Surtees (1805-1864), was commissioned by the development company Waites Construction in 1982.
We proudly present our ICAS gallery artists’ selection of equestrian art showcases in our current exhibition. Kindly contact our gallery to arrange a viewing by appointment.
For all private or corporate commissions by our gallery artists, please contact Sunil Vilas. Call us We welcome inquiries for special commissions.
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