Sale 18CN02 | Lot 271

Frank Brook Voss

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

Lot Details

Lot 271
Frank Brook Voss
American, 1880-1953
Discovery with his Groom and Jockey
Signed F B Voss and dated 1935 (lr)
Oil on canvas
28 x 36 inches (71 x 91.5 cm)
Discovery was a champion Thoroughbred racehorse whose career ran from 1933-1936, with 63 races of which he won 27. Purchased by Alfred G. Vanderbilt II's Sagamore Farm in 1936, Discovery went on to sire 25 graded stakes race winners, and through his offspring became the grandsire of Hall of Fame champions Native Dancer, Bold Ruler and Bed o'Roses, as well as the Preakness Stakes winner Hasty Road. He is considered one of the great racehorses of the 20th Century.


C Property from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $50,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Some surface dirt; could use a light cleaning.


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Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $50,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

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