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FS29: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Henry Alken Junior [Samuel Henry Alken] [1810-1894] - The Derby, 1875

Auction Lot FS29/363

Henry Alken Junior [Samuel Henry Alken] [1810-1894] - The Derby, 1875- signed bottom left oil on panel 45 x 75cm.

Henry Alken Junior [Samuel Henry Alken] [1810-1894] - The Derby, 1875 (FS29/363) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 19th January 2016 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Henry Alken Junior [Samuel Henry Alken] [1810-1894] - The Derby, 1875- signed bottom left oil on panel 45 x 75cm.

Notes

The Derby of 1875 was run on the 26th May and was won by Galopin, ridden by J Morris. The trainer was J Dawson of Newmarket and the horse was owned by Prince Batthyany. There were 18 runners from an initial entry of 198 the first prize money was £4950, equivalent to over £2 million today. Galopin [1872-1899] was a British thoroughbred racehorse and sire. During a racing career, which lasted just 18 months, he won eight of his nine races.

Price Realised

£10,000

Department

Pictures

Sale Information

FS29: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 19th January 2016
Wednesday, 20th January 2016

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:30pm on Tuesday, 19th January 2016 as part of the Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Miniatures section of the sale.

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