London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
John Beer (Fl.1895-1915)
A favourite wins - The Birdcage on a rainy day, Newmarket
signed 'J. Beer' (lower right) and inscribed 'A favourite wins! The birdcage on a rainy day' (on the reverse)
12 x 16¾ in. (30.5 x 42.5 cm.)
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