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    Sale 7589

    Sporting Art

    23 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 94

    John E. Ferneley, Sen. (1782-1860)

    Joseph Leeds's grey hunter

    Price Realised  

    John E. Ferneley, Sen. (1782-1860)
    Joseph Leeds's grey hunter
    signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Ferneley Melton Mowbray 1822.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    24½ x 33 in. (62.2 x 83.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London.


    Literature

    Major Guy Paget, The Melton Mowbray of John Ferneley/The Account Books of John Ferneley, Leicester, 1931, p. 132, no. 158 ('Joseph Leeds, Esq. 1822. Portrait of Grey Mare).