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19Th Century Oil Painting Race Horse Bessy Bay Hunter Jockey Riding Circa 1831

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  • £8,500.00
  • €10,118 Euro
  • $10,974 US Dollar

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Ride like a champion with this stunning historic large 19th century oil painting of race horse Bessy Bay Hunter and its jockey, circa 1831. Experience the thrill of the winner's circle and add a bold, historic piece to your art collection.

Impress your clients & guests with this equine horse Bessy racing winner masterpiece to display on your office or home wall space. 

Subject Equine horse study portrait of a brown thoroughbred bay hunter race horse who is 6 years old & is facing left in full side profile, above riding is the Jockey holding the reigns & holding his whip. He wears a smart darknbrown racing jacket with white trousers and black leather riding boots along with his jocket cap hat. Bessy is trotting towards a tall pole, in the distant background are views of the english countryside sloping hills, along with race horses and jockeys at the back on top of the hill behind. The race horse owner is Richard Green, the horse won various races, won at Houghton, Hunters Stakes, Tally Ho Stakes, cup at Bishops Castle.

Title "Bessy by Hylas 6 Year Old Property of Richard Green"

Oil on canvas.

The frame is an impressive large size being 96 cm wide & 82.5 cm high.

Set in such a traditional decorative gilt frame which enhances this painting further.

Circa early 19th century William IV erea dated 1831 on the inscription paper label verso.

English school artist.

Unsigned with paper label & inscription on back of wood frame near the top.

With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display.

Condition report offered in fine used condition. Having various foxing stains also craquelure to the painting surface with some minor paint loss to the central part of the horse and extreme outer edges also with paint touch ups to the outer background border edges to the far right & far left sides. The frame having general wear, scuffs, stains and some losses commensurate with usage & old age.

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Dimensions in centimetres of frame

High (82.5 cm)
Length depth thickness (7.5 cm)
Wide (96 cm)

Item Info

Seller Location

Covent Garden, London

Item Dimensions

H: 82.5cm W: 96cm



Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Covent Garden, London

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)7494 763382