Horse in Midair
In the twentieth century, painters began to depict horses in truer positions.
This lithograph shows horses in midair with all four hooves off the ground at
once. Before photography, the human eye was unable to register the correct
movements of a horse’s hooves.
Credit: Twentieth century lithograph depicting horses in mid-air: Goat Ripping,
Tajikistan by Louis Lozowick, 1932. Smithsonian American Art Museum,
gift of Adele Lozowick.