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Otto Bache (Danish, 1839-1927)
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Otto Bache (Danish, 1839-1927)

Belisar gaar til starten (Belisar, going to the start)

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Otto Bache (Danish, 1839-1927)
Belisar gaar til starten (Belisar, going to the start)
signed and dated 'Otto Bache 1907' (lower right)
oil on canvas
43 x 63¾ in. (124.5 x 162 cm.)
Painted in 1907.
Exhibited
Copenhagen, Charlottenborg, 1907.
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Lot Essay

Belisar was born in 1902 and was owned by Count (Lensgreve) H. Rewentlow. In this work, the jockey is wearing the Count's colours and has just won the 'Pokalløobet', an important international race. The racecourse depicted here was on the Erimitage Plain just outside Copenhagen.
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