20 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 37,250
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
Francis Sartorius (London 1734-1804)
A trainer and two grooms exercising racehorses
oil on canvas
13 x 16½ in. (33 x 41.8 cm.)
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The livery of the trainer and grooms in the present picture suggest that the racehorses probably belonged to the Duke of Kingston, thus the setting may be that of his seat, Thorseby Park in Nottinghamshire.
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with Lane Fine Art, London, from whom acquired by the present owners.