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Robert Henry Roe (1793-1880)

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Robert Henry Roe (1793-1880)

The Day's Sport Over

signed and dated 'Rob Henry Roe 1863' and signed and indistinctly inscribed '"The Day's Sport Over"/Rob Henry Roe/The Animals painted from Chloe, the Winner/of the Waterloo Cup 1863 & twice Winner of the ... Cup and "Corporal" .... the Property of R.J.C. Lister' on an old label on the reverse; oil on canvas
29¾ x 50¼in. (75.6 x 147.5cm.)
Provenance
Mrs Constance Lister

Lot Essay

Chloe, one of the better known winners of the Waterloo Cup, was a black and white bitch by Judge out of Clara and actually belonged to Mr T.T.C. Lister and not R.J.C. Lister as stated on the label on the reverse. The Waterloo Cup is still by far the most important event in the coursing calendar, being contested by 64 dogs in a knockout basis at Altcar, near Liverpool.

We are grateful to David Oldrey for his help in preparing this catalogue entry.
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