Oil Painting Sporting Race Horse Tender King By Diana Douglas Hamilton
- 1 Fine Work of Art Equine Oil Painting Sporting Race Horse Tender King By Diana Douglas Hamilton.
- Subject portrait of the race horse Tender King in side profile facing left. Standing proud with the winning jockey holding is whip, the number 7 can be seen on the horse.
- Tender King was the winner of the 1981 Windsor Castle Stakes.
- Oil on canvas.
- Initial signed DDH for Dian Douglas Hamilton she is a known British artist.
- Artist biography.
- She is Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton's and Clodagh Bowes-Lyon daughter. She was born: 13 February 1932 (present age 90 years) her partner isGavin William Younger (1955–) Her children are Hugh Patrick Younger, Douglas Henry Younger. Also her grandchildren: Harry Neil Younger, Benedict Gavin Younger. Her grandparents: Alfred Douglas-Hamilton, 13th Duke of Hamilton.
- Worked from her studio near Selkirk in the Scottish Borders, Diana works in Oils, Watercolours, Pastels and Bronze Sculpture. Well known internationally for her portraits of eminent people, horses and dogs, she is much in demand, having produced work for the late Queen Mother amongst others. Diana now works primarily on a commission basis.
- Trained at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1949-1953 under Sir W.G. Gillies, Sir William MacTaggart and Sir Robin Philipson, Diana gained a Diploma in Drawing and Painting. Shortly afterwards she married, and after bring up her family she resumed her career in painting - also studying sculpture at Bristol.
- Diana has ridden, owned and bred horses and ponies for much of her life. She owns a staffordshire bull terrier, and enjoys gardening and travelling. She has a keen interest in wildlife both at home and abroad.
- Sources for this article google douglas-hamilton and wikipedia.
- An exceptional fine example of her work.
- Set in a traditional stylish gilt frame.
- Circa late 20th century dated 1981.
- The Windsor Castle Stakes is a Listed flat horse race in Great Britain open to two-year-old horses. It is run over a distance of 5 furlongs (1,003 metres) at Ascot as part of the Royal Ascot meeting in June. It is currently run on the final day of the five-day meeting.
- Provenance purchased from a fine art auction label verso.
- Such a delightful scene to the eye a great conversation piece.
- Highly sought after due to the collectible sporting nature of subject matter such elaborate detail.
- 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 painting surface in very good overall order. Having some minor foxing stains in places. Set in fine original gilt frame which has general wear also over painting to frame commensurate with usage & age.
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Dimensions in centimetres of the frame approximate
High 26.96" (64.5cm)
Wide 30.90" (74cm)
Depth thickness of frame (4.5cm)