Lot 3131: JOHN WOOTTON (English, c.1682-1765) (LOCATION SYDNEY OFFICE - all enquiries phone 02 9362 9045) The Byerley Turk; The Darley Arabian...
October 27, 2016
Melbourne, AustraliaLive Auction
JOHN WOOTTON (English, c.1682-1765) (LOCATION SYDNEY OFFICE - all enquiries phone 02 9362 9045)
The Byerley Turk; The Darley Arabian
together with GEORGE STUBBS (English, 1724-1806), The Godolphin Barb
all published by Mess''rs Fores, Piccadilly, London
36 x 41cm (plate size) (each)
Private collection, Sydney
These three horses are the foundation sires of the modern Thoroughbred horse racing bloodstock
These works are in good and stable condition.
The frames and mounts are in good and stable condition with minor signs of wear consistent with age and use.
Please note that these works were not removed from the frames in order to conduct this condition report.
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