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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 469

    EDWARD ROBERT SMYTHE (BRITISH, 1810-1899)

    Price Realised  

    EDWARD ROBERT SMYTHE (BRITISH, 1810-1899)
    The Horse Fair
    oil on canvas
    32½ x 66 in. (82.5 x 168 cm.)


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    Edward Smythe painted a similar picture of the Woolpit Horse Fair, Suffolk, which was exhibited with Oscar and Peter Johnson Ltd. in 1964. It has been suggested that the present lot may be an alternate view of the same scene.

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    Provenance

    with Oscar and Peter Johnson Ltd., London.