These horses are shown running free, their movements so wild that one animal is charging in the opposite direction. The smaller scale of the animal at the bottom suggests that another part of the herd was shown below.
Norbert Schimmel Collection, by 1964, published and exhibited frequently from that time. Donated to the Museum by Mr. Schimmel, 1985.
Mertens, Joan, Catharine H. Roehrig, Marsha Hill, Elizabeth J. Milleker, and Oscar White Muscarella 1992. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 49, no. 4 (Spring), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 58, no. 43.