PETER HOWELL | FONTWELL PARK STEEPLECHASE
6,000 - 8,000 USD
FONTWELL PARK STEEPLECHASE
signed Howell (lower right)
oil on canvas
canvas: 14⅛ by 18⅛ in.; 36 by 46 cm
framed: 20⅛ by 24⅛ in.; 51.2 by 61.3 cm
Oil on canvas, unlined. The surface is in generally good condition aside from a small spot of discoloration at lower left. Under UV light, there is no apparent inpainting visible.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Arthur Ackermann & Son Ltd., London
Fontwell Park Racecourse is located in West Sussex, England and is best known for the Grade Two National Spirit Hurdle, run over a distance of two miles and four furlongs each February. It was at Fontwell Park in October 1949 that Queen Elizabeth II, then Princess Elizabeth, had her first winner as an owner when Monaveen won the Chichester Handicap Chase.