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    Sale 5445

    The Arthur Ackermann and Peter Johnson Collection: A Connoisseur's Choice

    8 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 158

    Sarah Aspinall (b. 1965)

    Gallileo, head studies

    Price Realised  


    Sarah Aspinall (b. 1965)
    Gallileo, head studies
    signed 'Aspinall' (lower right) and inscribed '"GALLILEO"' (lower left)
    oil on board
    8 x 17½ in. (20.3 x 44.5 cm.)

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    As a three-year-old, the colt Galileo was dubbed the Nijinsky of his generation, winning the Derby, the Irish Derby and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes. He was the offspring of The Coolmore Stud's Sadler's Wells, the most successful stallion in racing.

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