23 November 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN
John Ferneley, Sen. (1782-1860)
A fox in shrubbery
signed 'J. Ferneley Pinx' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25¾ x 33½ in. (65.5 x 85.2 cm.)
Mrs M. Forsyth Forest, Heronden, Cheltenham, 1918.
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Presumably G. Paget, The Melton Mowbray of John Ferneley, Leicester, 1931, listed in the account books under no. 18 for the Hon. T. Bowes, 1811: 'Fox Picture' (5 guineas).
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