John Ferneley IDefiance, a Brood Mare, with Reveller, a Foal 1833

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Artist
John Ferneley I (1782‑1860)
Title
Defiance, a Brood Mare, with Reveller, a Foal
Date 1833
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 712 x 940 mm frame: 885 x 1110 x 92 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Mrs F. Ambrose Clark through the British Sporting Art Trust 1982
Reference
T03426
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03426 DEFIANCE, A BROOD MARE, WITH REVELLER, A FOAL 1833

Oil on canvas 28 × 37 (712 × 940)
Inscribed ‘J Ferneley | Melton Mowbray | 1833’ bottom centre and ‘Reveller’ b.l.
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 Isaac Sadler 1833;...; Sir Walter Gilbey, sold by his executors, Christie's 11 June 1915 (321) bt Banks; Tresham Gilbey, sold by his executors, Christie's 30 May 1947 (67) bt Stevens & Brown; E.J. Rousuck, by whom sold to 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… (read more)

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