British Equine Oil Painting Horse "Lordswood" Portrait Standing Proud
- 1 Fine Equestrian Work Of Art Original 20th Century Oil Painting Horse "Lordswood" Portrait Signed Waller.
- Subject Animal Study Portrait "of a beautiful equine throrough bred horse standing proud set in pretty country landscape.
- Side profile view of horse facing left.
- Such a beautiful prime depiction of the equestrian horse breed.
- Title "Lordswood"
- Oil on canvas.
- Signed in the bottom corner by the British artist Waller.
- Set in a decorative original traditional stylish gilt frame.
- Circa mid 20th century dated 1965.
- Such a delightful scene to the eye.
- Provenance bought from a high end auction south of England from the estate of the late Sir David & Lady Black. Sir David 1929- 2021.
- A Former president of the Garth and South Berks hunt. Major Sir David Black, who lived at Beechwood Farm in Woodcote, passed away peacefully on May 22, aged 92. He joined the mastership of the Garth and South Berks in 1965 while living in the Old Rectory in Englefield and served for many years as chairman and then president.
- After giving up the mastership, he hunted for several seasons with the Beaufort and also hunted on Mondays with the Old Berks for some seasons.
Born in 1929, he was educated at Eton College and gained the rank of major in the Royal Horse Guards. Sir David was the last surviving officer to have stood guard at George VI lying in state and commanded the carriage guard in the coronation procession of the Queen.
He gained the rank of major in 1963 in the Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons (Territorial Army).
- His family had lived at Migham Park, between Reading and Newbury. but later moved to Elvendon Priory in Woodcote.Sir David moved to Beechwood Farm in 2003.
- He spent many happy days stalking and fishing at Shurrey Lodge, Shebster, Thurso in Caithness, where he and Lady Black entertained people from the hunting world and others. including the late Queen Mother.
- Hounds were always welcome on his estate and although he ran a very successful shoot, he always said never stop hounds if they were running on his land. Reference source henleystandardnewsobituaries.
- Highly sought after due to the collectible nature of the animal subject matter such elaborate detail.
- The brushwork is of exceptional quality.
- With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display.
- Incredible conversation piece for your guests.
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- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- Front canvas surface in good overall order.
- Canvas has some craquelure to the painting surface with some minor paint loss in places. Gilt frame with general wear, scuffs, chips in places to the frame commensurate with usage & age.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximate
High 20.07" (51cm)
Wide 25" (63.5cm)
Depth thickness of frame 1.57" (4cm)