Lot Details

Lot 93
British School
19th/20th Century
Portrait of Persimmon with Jockey Up
Signed indistinctly and dated 1897
(lr)
Oil on canvas
16 x 21 inches (40.6 x 53.3 cm)
Persimmon was a British Thoroughbred race horse, whose career lasted from June 1895 to July 1897, in which he won seven out of nine races. His victories included the 1896 Epsom Derby, the St. Leger Stakes, the Ascot Gold Cup and the Eclipse Stakes.


C Estate of Dr. Robert A. Silver

Estimate: $500 - $800

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Dense old varnish layer; difficult to interpret under UV light. Some lines and contours appear to have been reinforced. Touches of restoration to the jockey's face and to the shadows on his clothing.


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Catalogue Info

Old Master Paintings | English & Continental Silver

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