20th century oil on canvas of a Chesnut Mare. This good example of a fine beast in its stable has a wonderful use of light and an exquisite detail to the face. The painting is in the manner of Henry Frederick Lucas-Lucas who was famous for painting portraits of racers and hunters, horses in action, including racing , hunting, polo and foxhounds. According to the Charles Lanes book British Racing Prints 1700-1940, Lucas-Lucas was commissioned to create a number of paintings of horses in every sporting activity. The piece is in good condition with only age related wear. 20th century, canvas, British.
Height – 31cm
Width – 36cm
Depth – 6cm
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