Jon Corbino (American, 1905-1964) Jockeys and Mounts Signed "Corbino" l. l., inscribed "Before the Race by Corbino" and dated "4/18/36" in pencil on the stretcher, inscribed "Corbino" in red on the back of the frame. Oil on canvas, 10 x 12 in. (25.4 x 30.4 cm), framed. Condition: Surface grime. Provenance: Purchased from Macbeth Gallery, New York, in November, 1936, by Charles Henry Sawyer, by gift to the current owner. N.B. Charles Henry Sawyer (1906-2005) was a distinguished museum director, who served as the first curator of Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy and as Director of the Worcester Art Museum. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943 and served with the Art Looting Investigation Unit (The Monuments Men). After the war, Dr. Sawyer was a dean at Yale University and became Director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art in 1957.