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741

Harry Hall

The Marquis de Montgomery's Chestnut Filly "La Toucques" at Chantilly

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Property from the Collection of the Late Paula and Don Gaston

Harry Hall

Harry Hall

The Marquis de Montgomery's Chestnut Filly "La Toucques" at Chantilly

The Marquis de Montgomery's Chestnut Filly "La Toucques" at Chantilly

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

50,400

USD

Authenticity guarantee

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Property from the Collection of the Late Paula and Don Gaston

Harry Hall

British

1814 - 1882

The Marquis de Montgomery's Chestnut Filly "La Toucques" at Chantilly


signed, inscribed and dated Harry Hall/ Newmarket/1863. (lower right)

oil on canvas

canvas: 28 x 42 in.; 71 by 107 cm

framed: 33½ by 47 in.; 85 by 119.5 cm.

Lined canvas. The paint surface is in good condition and under a fairly clean varnish. Under UV light: scattered areas of inpainting throughout the sky and the ground; some inpainting to the jacket of the figure at left.


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Frost & Reed, London
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 10 June 1988, lot 73
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
S. Mitchell, The Dictionary of British Equestrian Artists, Woodbridge 1985, p. 246, reproduced.
"La Toucques" had many successes as a three-year-old filly in the year of this painting's creation, 1863. She won the Prix Diane, the Prix de Jockey Club, the Grosser Prize Von Baden, and the Prix Royal Oak.