Fine Art

"Mr. George Payne & Admiral Rous" Watercolour by Richard Deighton

Charming watercolour, heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic

by Richard Deighton (British 1795-1880)

depicting Admiral the Hon. Henry John Rous (1795-1877)

who held the position of public handicapper at the Jockey Club.

His great friend was Mr George Payne (1803-1878)

who himself was a popular figure of the turf, owned many horses,

and gambled heavily!

Provenance; Sotheby's London 'Racing Sale' 13 Nov 1996

Image Sz: 7-7/8"H x 5-3/8"W in burlwood maple frame

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