20 November 1992
John Ferneley Sen. (1781-1860)
'Priam', a bay racehorse with Sam Day up, on a racecourse
signed, inscribed and dated 'Priam/Ferneley/1830'
33¼ x 41in.
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Major G. Paget, The Melton Mowbray of John Ferneley, 1782-1860, 1931, p. 139, no.321
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