Lot Details

Lot 151
Attributed to Henry Alken
Start for the Derby and Towards the Finish Line: Two
One inscribed as titled on the stretcher; each with remnants of signatures Alken (ll)
Oil on canvas
9 7/8 x 14 inches (25 x 35.5 cm) and 9 5/8 x 13 5/8 inches (24.5 x 34.5 cm), respectively

Provenance:
Sale, Christie's, June 1, 2001, lot 55


C The Estate of Barbara Wainscott

Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Both are relined, have dirty varnishes, frame rubbing and craquelure, resulting in some spots where the painting is lifting; scattered inpainting throughout the sky on both. One has new stretchers. Each with a few small spots of inpainting in a couple of the horses.


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Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Dogs in Art including the Sporting Art Collection of James W. Smith

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