Hyperrealism horserace painting Death Seat at Saratoga Racetrack by Denis Peterson


  • Painting Series:
    Good Times
  • Media:
  • Painting Method:
    Airbrush/Glazed Layers
  • Substrate:
    39"x85" Stretched Canvas
  • Signed Prints/Edition 50:
    9 Available
  • Past Exhibitions:
    Gallery and Shows

  • The story behind the image:

    Termed the death seat when an outside rider takes a chance to pass, this Saratoga jockey made the life-threatening attempt. It was exciting to watch, particularly in the rain. Standing alongside a few avid news photographers at the fence and on a wet track, I took what seemed to be hundreds of pictures that day. This piece was about energy, movement and balanced color composition.

    Preparatory Drawings and Watercolors: AVAILABLE