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    Sale 2055

    Sporting and Wildlife Art

    3 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 24

    Franklin Brooke Voss (American, 1880-1953)

    Burma Road in the saddling paddock with his trainer and jockey

    Price Realised  

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    Franklin Brooke Voss (American, 1880-1953)
    Burma Road in the saddling paddock with his trainer and jockey
    signed and dated 'F B. Voss/1947' (lower left)
    oil on canvas, laid on board
    24 x 30 in. (61 x 76.2 cm.)


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    Burma Road, by Link Boy out of Saucy Silver, was owned by Mrs Esther du Pont. In 1944, he was the winner of the American Grand National, the most prestigious steeplechase in the U.S.A.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF SIR JOHN R.H. AND LADY THOURON, REMOVED FROM HISTORIC DOE RUN FARM, A DU PONT LEGACY