15 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 27,400
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
Edward Benjamin Herberte Warwickshire 1857-1893
A Day at the Races
signed and dated 'E.B. Herberte/1887' (lower right)
oil on canvas
24 x 36 in. 61 x 91.4 cm.
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Formerly entitled 'Merry Hampton, Winner of the Derby Stakes, 1887', this is in fact a fictional scene with an unidentified racetrack. In addition, the lead horse in this scene is a grey, whereas Merry Hampton was a bay colt.
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