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    Sale 2055

    Sporting and Wildlife Art

    3 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    Milton Menasco (American, 1890-1974)

    Mrs Esther Du Pont Weir's Royal Governor

    Price Realised  

    Milton Menasco (American, 1890-1974)
    Mrs Esther Du Pont Weir's Royal Governor
    signed 'Menasco' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1 cm.)


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    Royal Governor was a chestnut gelding foaled in 1944 by Pilate out of Feathers. He was American Champion Sprinter in 1949.