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    Sale 5204

    Furniture & Decorative Objects

    18 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 305

    A GEORGE II MEZZOTINT-UNDER-GLASS ENTITLED 'AARON LAMEGO ESQ. CHESNUT HORSE, LITTLE DRIVER, GOING TO START'

    PUBLISHED BY THOMAS BURFORD, 1754

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    A GEORGE II MEZZOTINT-UNDER-GLASS ENTITLED 'AARON LAMEGO ESQ. CHESNUT HORSE, LITTLE DRIVER, GOING TO START'
    PUBLISHED BY THOMAS BURFORD, 1754
    Engraved by Thomas Burford, with further text beneath describing history of the horse
    12½ x 16½in. (31.8 x 42cm.) overall
    Together with a George III mezzotint-under-glass entitled THE TERRIBLE HORSE TRENTHAM, engraved by George Townly Stubbs after George Stubbs, republished by Robert Sayer Wednesday 1 January 1772, cracked; AND three George III monochromatic mezzotints of racing horses, published by Robert Sayer (5)


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    When Thomas Burford advertised in the newspapers the print of the Little Driver, he modestly suggested that it is "drawn from Life, and attempted something in the Manner of Mr. Seymour".

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