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    Sale 7545

    A Town House in Mayfair

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 531

    Francis Sartorius (London 1734-1804)

    A trainer and two grooms exercising racehorses

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    with Lane Fine Art, London, from whom acquired by the present owners.