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    Sale 2055

    Sporting and Wildlife Art

    3 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 21

    Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005)

    Pistol Packer

    Price Realised  

    Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005)
    Pistol Packer
    signed and dated 'Richard Stone Reeves '71' (lower right) and inscribed 'Pistol Packer' (lower left)
    oil on board
    10½ x 13½ in. (26.7 x 34.3 cm.)


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    Pistol Packer was a chestnut filly foaled in 1968, by Gun Bow out of George's Girl II. In 1971, she won the Prix de Diane at Chantilly. Owned by Jacques Wertheimer, Pistol Packer was boarded at Dr. Charles Hagyard's farm in Kentucky where she died in 1986.

    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