23 May 2008
John E. Ferneley, Sen. (1782-1860)
Joseph Leeds's grey hunter
signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Ferneley Melton Mowbray 1822.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
24½ x 33 in. (62.2 x 83.8 cm.)
with Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London.
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Major Guy Paget, The Melton Mowbray of John Ferneley/The Account Books of John Ferneley, Leicester, 1931, p. 132, no. 158 ('Joseph Leeds, Esq. 1822. Portrait of Grey Mare).
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