Description

    Harry Hall (British, 1838-1886)
    Mr. John Gully's Andover, Alfred Day up, winner of the 1854 Derby
    Oil on canvas
    23 x 30 inches (58.4 x 76.2 cm)
    Inscribed on label attached to stretcher: Andover/Bay Colt Foaled in 1851. Property of John Gully Esq./by Bay Middleton out of Sister of Aegis/going back to Godolphin Arabian's Regulus 1757./Derby 1854 won £5950 ridden by A. Day (7-2)

    PROVENANCE:
    [With]Arthur Ackermann & Son, Ltd., London;
    Christie's, New York, December 3, 2008, lot 66;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    LITERATURE:
    C. Lane, Harry Hall's Classic Winners, London, 1990, pl. 54, p. 45, illustrated.


    Condition Report*:

    Lined canvas; under UV light, there appear to be scattered spots of inpainting throughout, to address craquelure and framewear along the edges; the canvas appears to be restretched.

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