INDHOLD: Distinctive pursuit: The art of the rural sportsman. – Rural sports. – Approaching sporting art. – Interpreting sporting rt. – The emergence of a sporting ideal. – From court to country. – The beginnings of a genre. – The sporting idal.- Sporting art and English society: A changing relationship. – An old idel in a new world. – The intrusion of reality. – Displaying sporting art. – Later sporting artand traditions in he criticism of sport. – Sportsmen and the moral majority. – From Gerorge III to George Stubbs. – The sportsman’ s hall. – The sporting stigma. – Horse-painters. Restrictions and reactions. – Sporting culture and the 1790s. – Postscript. – Notes. Select bibliography. – Photografhic acknowledgements.- Indbundet i hellærred. – Illustreret i farver. – 195 sider. – Stort format. – Pænt eksemplar.