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    Sale 1910

    Sporting And Wildlife Art Including The Collection Of Doug And Ellen Miller

    28 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 64

    Charles Bilger Spalding (British, 1810-1871)

    Going to Ground

    Price Realised  

    Charles Bilger Spalding (British, 1810-1871)
    Going to Ground
    oil on canvas
    27¾ x 35¾ in. (68.6 x 88.3 cm.)


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    Remarkably little is recorded about this artist who exhibited five pictures at the Royal Academy between 1840 and 1849. He painted many horse portraits and country scenes and his best known work is The Meet of the Hambledon at Freeshaw (1844; illustrated Sally Mitchell, Dictionary of Equestrian Artists, Woodbridge, 1985, p. 403). He included amongst his patrons Queen Alexandra, Sir E. Filmer and John Elmore.

    Provenance

    G.C. Murphy, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.