T03424 SIR ROBERT LEIGHTON AFTER COURSING, WITH A GROOM AND A COUPLE OF GREYHOUNDS 1816
Oil on canvas 41 3/8 × 55 (1050 × 1397)
Inscribed ‘J. Ferneley | Melton Mowbray| 1816’ b.r.
Bequeathed by Mrs F. Ambrose Clark from the collection of the late F. Ambrose Clark through the British Sporting Art Trust 1982
Prov: Commissioned by Sir Robert Leighton; ...; Sir Jonathan North (d.1939);...; E.J. Rousuck, from whom purchased by F. Ambrose Clark by 1958; his widow Mrs F. Ambrose Clark
Exh: Tate Gallery, August–September 1982, and York City Art Gallery, March–September 1984, with other paintings from Mrs F. Ambrose Clark's Bequest (no catalogue); Paintings exhibited by the
British Sporting Art Trust, Vestey Gallery, National Horseracing Museum, Newmarket, April–December 1986 (unnumbered, repr…