6 July 2011
John Ferneley, Sen. (Thrussington, Leicestershire 1782-1860 Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire)
A Memorable Run with the Quorn
signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Ferneley Melton Mowbray 1835' (lower right)
oil on canvas
36 x 60 in. (91.4 x 152.4 cm.)
with J & W Vokins, London.
Caroline, Duchess of Montrose; her sale, Christie's, London, 1895.
James R. Hoare; his sale, Christie's, London, 1910.
St. Osythe Collection, and by descent to
Brigadier Sir Henry R.K. Floyd Bt., C.B., C.B.E., by 1960; his sale, Christie's, London, 11 June 1968, lot 64.
with Richard Green, London, 1968.
Lt. Col. John Metcalfe Wood, until 2004.
with Richard Green, London, 2004, where purchased by the present owner.
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Leicester, Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, John Ferneley 1782-1860, 15 October-13 November, 1960, no. 34 (lent by Brigadier Sir Henry Floyd).
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