A 19th Century hand coloured engraving of the horse Pero Gomez, winner of the 1869 St Leger, England.
The print made by Ernst Hacker after the original horse portrait painted by English equestrian Portrait painter Harry Hall (1814-1882). Published by Rogerson & Tuxford London in 1869, the year of Pero Gomez’s win.
Harry Hall was one of the most successful and in demand horse portrait painters of his era. Commissioned by horse owners and producing paintings/illustrations which were engraved for sporting publications such as The Sporting Magazine, The Illustrated London News.
A similar horse portrait engraving in black and white is held at The British Museum.
Lower left ‘Harry Hall Newmarket’. Lower right ‘E.Hacker’.
‘London. Published by Rogerson & Tuxford 265 Strand 1869’.
The lithograph is behind glass with a maple wood frame and gold gilt slip. Some aged patina to the frame.
Measures including frame: 28cm high, 36cm wide.
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