1960, Oil Painting, 'Race Day'


United Kingdom

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Bustling, 1960's oil on canvas depicting jockeys on their horses. Great post- impressionist application of paint, particularly in the jockeys colours, splashes of vermilion and bluebell. Granite grey foreground and chestnut horses, primrose coloured sunshine dappled beneath the hoses hooves.

New Frame, ready to hang
Frame: Width X Height
CM: 82 x 64
Inches: 32 x 25
CM: 68 x 50
Inches: 27 x 20
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Provenance: French School
Date; 1960
Condition; Fair; a minor patch to a pin-prick hole, light creasing over the central stretcher.



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