Sir Alfred James Munnings
1878 - 1959
A WINNER AT EPSOM
We would like to thank Lorian Peralta-Ramos for kindly assisting in cataloguing this work, which will be included in her forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Sir Alfred James Munnings.
Bond Street Galleries, London (acquired in December 1955)
Wildenstein & Co., New York
Dr. Charles Henry ("Doc") Strub, California (acquired from the above for the Los Angeles Turf Club on February 2, 1956 and sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 1, 1998, lot 1)
Acquired at the above sale
London, Royal Academy, The One Hundred and Eighty-Seventh Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, 1955, no. 167
Bournemouth, Russell Coates Art Gallery, ‘An Artist’s Life’: Retrospective Exhibition of Works by Sir Alfred J Munnings K.C.V.O., P.P.R.A., L.L.D., 1955, no. 917
San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Sir Alfred J. Munnings, 1962, no. 25 (lent by Santa Anita Park (Los Angeles Turf Club))
Fullerton, California, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, 1984, n.n.
Newmarket, Suffolk, The National Horse Racing Museum, Sir Alfred J. Munnings: The Santa Anita Collection, 1998, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue
Saratoga Springs, New York, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, The Mastery of Munnings, Sir Alfred J. Munnings 1878-1959, 2000, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum of Art, Alfred J. Munnings from Regional Collections, 2008, n.n.
Middleburg, Virginia, National Sporting Library & Museum, Munnings, Out in the Open: The Open-Air Works of Sir Alfred James Munnings, 2013, pl. 50, illustrated in the catalogue
Connoisseur, November 1955, p. vi
Reginald Pound, The Englishman: A Biography of Sir Alfred J. Munnings, London, 1962, p. 206
"The Los Angeles Turf Club Collection," in California Thoroughbred, Arcadia, California, April 1997, illustrated p. 22
Charles Lane, "Ten of the Best by a Single Horse Painter," in Country Illustrated, London, August 1998, illustrated p. 111
Catherine Coley, "He Saw Silks Against the Sky," in Country Life, London, August 6, 1998, p. 57