The Equine Art Quiz (Part 2)
This is a medieval French romance which exists in various manuscripts with exquisite illustrations. It tells the story of a horse who represented all that was sinful and immoral in humans. The story's translation into English introduced a phrase that we still use today which has links to the topic of grooming. Which phrase is it?
looking dandy (dandy brush)
to curry favour (curry comb)
a bone to pick (hoof pick)
throwing in the towel (stable rubber)
In this picture from the same manuscript you can see tiny fragments of the musical notation on the right hand side. What kind of clef is shown here?
One of the most famous artists who has ever lived had plans to build an immense, 24-foot statue of a horse, but this never came to fruition. We do still have his drawings, including the one shown here. Who was the artist?
Leonardo da Vinci
The artist in the previous question believed that studying equine anatomy was critical for artists wanting to paint or sculpt the equine form. This is a painting of another artist who had the same view - who is he?
Peter Paul Rubens
Horses were immensely important to people in Ancient China. Only one animal was valued above them - which was it?
During the Shang Dynasty, horses entombed with their owners for the afterlife, but from which Dynasty does this horse date?
Which culture produced this item?
What is the functional purpose of this item?
A belt buckle
A letter opener and sealing device
'War Horse' is a story that we know as a book, film and play. In the play, the horse is a puppet. How many actors are used to work the puppet?
Who wrote the stage version of 'War Horse'?
Richard Curtis and Lee Hall
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris
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