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Sporting Art(#1SAR) 11/01/2020 9:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 2035 of 88: John Ferneley Snr. (1782-1860) Portrait of Sir Francis Grant on Grindal Oil on canvas, 83.5 by 110cm Provenance: Sir Francis Grant, thence by descent John Ferneley Snr. was arguably the most gifted painter of sporting subjects of his generation. What set him apart was his ability to pinpoint equine characteristics and to faithfully record the surrounding landscape. In this way, his works are some of the most important records of 19th Century Sporting Britain. Ferneley was the sixth son of a

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Sold For:£15,000
Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Sporting Art(#1SAR)  11/01/2020 9:30 AM GMT  Closed