Event Date12 December 2019 | Live auction 18835

IN THE FIELD - An Important Private Collection of Sporting Art

London
IN THE FIELD - An Important Private Collection of Sporting Art

Sale Overview

In December Christie’s London presents In the Field: An Important Private Collection of Sporting Art, featuring a curated collection of works representing over 300 years of the history of the genre. Encompassing the areas of racing, hunting and shooting, the sale includes early 18th century works by Thomas Spencer and James Seymour; a superb collection of paintings by John Frederick Herring Senior, alongside works by John Ferneley, Samuel Henry Alken, Heywood Hardy, Archibald Thorburn and David Shepherd. The sale is led by several important works by Sir Alfred Munnings, including A Start at Newmarket and Huntsmen with hounds, Zennor Hill Cornwall.

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