18 June 2008
James Loder of Bath (Bath 1784-1860)
A prize ram bred by Mr. William Sainsbury
with inscription 'This Ram 29[?] Months Old Bred by Mr Will.m Sainsbury... Obtained the 1st Prize of 80 £ Second Class at the Royal Agricultural Society Meeting in July 1848.' (lower centre)
oil on canvas
18 x 22¼ in. (45.7 x 56.5 cm.)
Acquired from Crane Arts Ltd., September 1972.
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The ram in this painting would appear to be the same one as that depicted in lot 104.
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