January 26, 2019 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Follower of Alfred Wheeler

(British 1851-1932)

Chestnut Racehorse with Jockey Up, oil on canvas, 19th/20th century, 32 x 42 in.; modern gilt wood frame, 38 x 48 in.


This painting came with the tradition that this is a portrait of [Donovan], sired by Galopin, dam Malverina, Winner of the Derby 1889, owned by Lord Ellesmere. However, Donovan was a dark bay and not a chestnut horse as depicted in this painting. 

Provenance:Collection of Hugh and Sandy Lowenstein, Bermuda


lined and restretched on old stretcher

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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