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    Sale 7589

    Sporting Art

    23 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    Alexa King (b.1952)

    Ambrose, a bulldog

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    Alexa King (b.1952)
    Ambrose, a bulldog
    inscribed, signed, dated and numbered 'Ambrose/Alexa/C.95,1/9' (on the base)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    14¾ x 12 in. (37.5 x 30.5 cm.)

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    Alexa King graduated from the University of Wisconsin, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Art. She has exhibited regularly in one-person and group shows in North America including Saratoga Springs, NY and Lexington, KY. Her corporate commissions include work for The Nelson Rockefeller Collection, Breeders' Cup Ltd, Time-Warner, Dogwood Stables, United States Equestrian Federation, and the Masters of Foxhounds of North America. Private commissions include among others, Dell Hancock 'Dash', Reynolds Bell 'Holy Bull' and Ogden Phipps 'Ambrose'. Her work is in the private collections of many Thoroughbred owners and breeders around the world.

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