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FS24: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Thomas Musgrave Joy [1812-1866] - Full-length Portrait of Arthur Scotland Yates, His Mother and Pet Dog on A Veranda

Auction Lot FS24/210

Thomas Musgrave Joy [1812-1866] - Full-length portrait of Arthur Scotland Yates, his mother and pet dog on a veranda - signed and dated TM Joy 1844 bottom left oil on canvas 235 x 143cm.

Thomas Musgrave Joy [1812-1866] - Full-length Portrait of Arthur Scotland Yates, His Mother and Pet Dog on A Veranda (FS24/210) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 28th October 2014 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Thomas Musgrave Joy [1812-1866] - Full-length portrait of Arthur Scotland Yates, his mother and pet dog on a veranda - signed and dated TM Joy 1844 bottom left oil on canvas 235 x 143cm.

Notes

The jockey, Arthur Scotland Yates [1841-1822], won over 450 races and rode in the Grand National in 1870 and 1872. He did not win the National as a jockey, but did so as a trainer and claimed to have saddled 2, 955 winners.

Provenance

Yates Owned A House In Bishops Sutton, Hampshire Called The Ruins, Where He Trained Racehorses, Kept A Menagerie And Used A Zebra To Pull His Cart. After His Death In 1922 It Is Unclear Who The Next Owner Was But In The 1960s, A Mrs Holden-Evens, An American Lady Of Considerable Wealth, Sold The Ruins, Her 'English Country Cottage', And Some Of The Contents Including The Present Lot Which Was Hanging In The Hall And At That Time Had A Label To The Reverse Inscribed 'Mrs Yates And Son No 2'.

Price Realised

£10,000

Department

Pictures

Fine Art Category

Portraits

Sale Information

FS24: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 28th October 2014
Wednesday, 29th October 2014

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:30pm on Tuesday, 28th October 2014 as part of the Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Prints section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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