John Ferneley ISir Robert Leighton after Coursing, with a Groom and a Couple of Greyhounds 1816

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Artist
John Ferneley I (1782‑1860)
Title
Sir Robert Leighton after Coursing, with a Groom and a Couple of Greyhounds
Date 1816
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 1051 x 1397 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Mrs F. Ambrose Clark through the British Sporting Art Trust 1982
Reference
T03424
Not on display

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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… (read more)

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