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628

PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR

John Ferneley Snr.
BRITISH
MR. THOMAS COSBY'S RACEHORSE PUSSY WITH TRAINER AND JOCKEY—WILLIAM DAY AND HIS BROTHER JOHN DAY— AT A FINISHING POST
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 85,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
628

PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR

John Ferneley Snr.
BRITISH
MR. THOMAS COSBY'S RACEHORSE PUSSY WITH TRAINER AND JOCKEY—WILLIAM DAY AND HIS BROTHER JOHN DAY— AT A FINISHING POST
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 85,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Art

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John Ferneley Snr.
1782-1860
BRITISH
MR. THOMAS COSBY'S RACEHORSE PUSSY WITH TRAINER AND JOCKEY—WILLIAM DAY AND HIS BROTHER JOHN DAY— AT A FINISHING POST
signed J. Ferneley, inscribed Melton Mowbray and dated 1834 (lower right) 
oil on canvas 
32 by 42 1/4 in.
81.3 by 107.3 cm
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Provenance

John Day and W.E. Day (acquired in 1835) 
Probably, Frost & Reed, Ltd., London
Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Mosely, Beverly Hills
Szymanski Gallery, Beverly Hills
Private Collection, Texas (and sold, Sotheby's, New York, June 10, 1988, lot 102, illustrated) 
Acquired at the above sale 

Catalogue Note

Pussy, a dark brown filly by Pollio and Valve, was foaled in 1831 by Mr. Lechmere Charlton of Ludford Park, Shropshire. Pussy won ten races between 1833 and 1837, including the Ascot Derby and the Oaks in 1834. 

19th Century European Art

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New York