IN THE FIELD - An Important Private Collection of Sporting Art

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 12.12.2019

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Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959)

Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959) Huntsmen with hounds, Zennor Hill, Cornwall signed ' A.J. MUNNINGS .' (lower left) oil on canvas 30 ½ x 35 ½ in. (77.4 x 92 cm.) Painted circa 1913 Provenance with W. Boswell & Sons, Norwich. Edward Adcock. Charles A. Bunting, in collaboration

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £600,000 - £800,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959)

Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959) A Start at Newmarket signed ' A.J. MUNNINGS ' (lower right) oil on panel 17 5/8 x 21 ½ in. (45 x 54.6 cm.) Painted circa 1937 Provenance L. Morris, by whom purchased at the 1938 exhibition. with St James's Street Galleries, London. Anonymous

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £400,000 - £600,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865) John Barker of Leighton Hall, Yorkshire, and John Batsby, with pointers on a grouse moor signed and dated 'J.F. Herring/Aug t . 12. 1824' (lower right, on a boulder) oil on canvas 40 ¼ x 57 5/8 in. (102.2 x 146.4 cm.) Provenance Probably commissioned by John

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Ferneley, Sen. (1781-1860)

John Ferneley, Sen. (1781-1860) The Earl of Jersey's 'Riddlesworth' with J. Robinson up at Newmarket signed 'J. Ferneley/ Melton Mowbray.' (lower right) and inscribed and dated ' RIDDLESWORTH/ 3 y rs. old. 1831' (lower centre) oil on canvas 34 x 42 in. (86.4 x 106.7 cm.) Provenance Commissioned from

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959)

Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959) The Green Meadow signed ' A. J. MUNNINGS .' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.) Painted circa 1920 Provenance Mrs N.C. Tufnell, Sunninghill, Berkshire, by 1956. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 5 June 1998, lot 174, where

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959)

Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959) Fortune tellers at Epsom signed ' A.J. MUNNINGS .' (lower left) oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.) Provenance with Arthur Tooth, London, 1928. Viscount Cowdray, Dunecht, Aberdeenshire, by 1951. with Richard Green, London, 1996, where

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865) Group Portrait of three generations of the Sorby Family of Button Hall, Sheffield signed and dated 'J.F. Herring/1828' (centre right, on the tree trunk), and recorded as having been inscribed 'Portrait of John Sorby Aged 73yrs on his Horse Patrick, Edwin

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Ferneley, Sen. (1781-1860)

John Ferneley, Sen. (1781-1860) The Quorn Hunt in Full Cry, with Lord Rancliffe, Mr Francis Holyoake, Mr James Maxse on 'Cognac', Lord Elcho, Captain Horatio Ross, Mr John Ferneley, Mr Valentine Mayer, Sir Harry Goodriche and Squire Osbaldeston signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Ferneley/Melton

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Strickland Goodall, R.I., R.B.A. (1908-1996)

John Strickland Goodall, R.I., R.B.A. (1908-1996) Henley Regatta signed 'John S. Goodall' (lower left) pencil, pen and black ink, watercolour and bodycolour on paper 11 1/8 x 14 ½ in. (28.3 x 36.8 cm.) Provenance with Christopher Wood, London. with Mallet & Son, London, 1996, where acquired by the

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Strickland Goodall, R.I., R.B.A. (1908-1996)

John Strickland Goodall, R.I., R.B.A. (1908-1996) The Royal Enclosure, Ascot signed 'John S. Goodall' (lower right) pencil, pen and black ink, watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with touches of gold on paper 10 x 12 ½ in. (25.4 x 31.8 cm.) Provenance with Christopher Wood, London. with Mallet

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Strickland Goodall, R.I., R.B.A. (1908-1996)

John Strickland Goodall, R.I., R.B.A. (1908-1996) Cowes signed 'John S. Goodall' (lower left) pencil, watercolour and bodycolour on paper 8 ¾ x 12 5/8 in. (22.2 x 32 cm.) Provenance with Christopher Wood, London. with Mallet & Son, London, 1996, where acquired by the present owner

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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James Seymour (c. 1702-1752)

James Seymour (c. 1702-1752) Traditionally identified as Mr Martindale's chestnut colt 'Sedbury', led by a groom signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'Sedbury/J:S/1740' (lower left) oil on canvas 27 ½ x 32 ¾ in. (69.8 x 83.2 cm.) Provenance Major Victor McCalmont (†); Sotheby's, London, 14 July

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Thomas Spencer (1700-1763)

Thomas Spencer (1700-1763) Flying Childers signed, inscribed and dated 'Childers Belonging to his Grace/the Duke of Devonshire,/1725/Thos.Spencer pinxt/1725' (lower right) and further inscribed and dated 'Childers Belonging to his Grace/The Duke of Devonshire 1724' (lower left) oil on canvas 40 x 49

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865) Mr. Gascoigne's 'Jerry' with Ben Smith up at Doncaster, held by his training groom Mr Crofts signed and dated 'J.F. Herring/1824.' (lower right) oil on canvas 22 x 29 ¾ in. (55.8 x 75.5 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 24 June 1977, lot 60

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Samuel Henry Alken (1810-1894)

Samuel Henry Alken (1810-1894) Start for the Derby; and Winning the Derby, 1851 the first, signed 'H.Alken' (lower right), inscribed and dated 'Start for the Derby 1851' (lower left) and further inscribed and dated 'Teddington/the Property of John Massey Stanley Esqr/winner of the Epsom Derby/1851

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865) The Hon. Edward Petre's chestnut colt 'The Colonel' with William Scott up signed and dated 'J.F. Herring. 1828.' (centre right) oil on canvas 19 ¼ x 25 ¼ in. (48.8 x 64.1 cm.) Provenance Sir Harold Parkinson, K.B.E., J.P. Mr and Mrs Jack R. Dick, Connecticut

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Jay Boyd Kirkman (b. 1958)

Jay Boyd Kirkman (b. 1958) Hurdle Race, Newbury signed and dated 'Kirkman 87' (lower left) pastel on paper 39 ¼ x 53 ½ in. (99.7 x 135.3 cm.) Provenance with The Tryon Gallery, London. Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 November 1997, lot 406, where acquired by the present owner

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959)

Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959) Charlie Smirke and Noel Murless at Kempton Park signed and inscribed 'Smirke holds forth/to Murless/Alfred Munnings' (lower right) and inscribed and dated 'Kempton'/Park/1954' (upper centre) pencil on the reverse of an invitation to an exhibition

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959)

Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959) Hethersett: a poster design coloured lithograph 33 x 30 in. (83.8 x 76.2 cm.) executed in 1907 Provenance with Richard Green, London, 1996, where acquired by the present owner

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Frederic Whiting (1873-1962)

Frederic Whiting (1873-1962) The winning horse signed ' FREDERIC WHITING .' (lower right) oil on canvas 28 7/8 x 45 ½ in. (73.5 x 115.5 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Phillips, East Anglia, 4 July 1991, lot 226. Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 November 1997, lot 294, where acquired by the

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Frank Moss Bennett (1874-1953)

Frank Moss Bennett (1874-1953) At the Sportsman's Arms signed and dated 'F.M. Bennett 1937' (lower left) oil on canvas 24 x 30 1/8 in. (61 x 76.5 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 18 March 1993, lot 129. with Richard Green, London, 1996, where acquired by the present owner

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865) Feeding Time; and The Best of Friends the first, signed with initials and dated 'J.F.H./1850.' (lower right); the second, signed with initials and dated 'J.F.H. 1851.' (lower right) oil on paper, laid on board 9 7/8 x 13 1/8 in. (25.1 x 33.2 cm.) (2)a pair

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) Blackcock displaying at the Lek signed and dated 'Archibald Thorburn 1901' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gum arabic on paper 18 ¾ x 31 in. (47.6 x 78.8 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 22 November 1995, lot 207

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) Basking in the noonday sun: A Covey of Grey Partridge signed and dated 'Archibald Thorburn/1910' (lower left) and with inscription as titled (on the reverse) pencil and watercolour, heightened with bodycolour and touches of gum arabic on paper 22 7/8 x 31 in. (58.1 x

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Frank Calcraft Turner (1772-1846)

Frank Calcraft Turner (1772-1846) Squire Osbaldeston's celebrated trotter 'Tom Thumb' racing against time indistinctly signed, inscribed and dated 'Painted by FC Turner 1830' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 ¾ x 26 in. (47.7 x 66 cm.) Provenance Mr England, the umpire who is timing the horse in the

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865) A young gentleman on a bay hunter signed and dated 'J.F. Herring/1830.' (centre right, on the tree roots) oil on canvas 22 1/8 x 30 in. (56.3 x 76.2 cm.) Provenance with Richard Green, London, 1995, where acquired by the present owner

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865) 'Levity' by 'Château Margaux' out of 'Helga', with a foal at foot signed and dated 'J.F. Herring. Sen. 1843.' (centre right, on the water trough) oil on canvas 28 ¼ x 36 ½ in. (71.6 x 92.7 cm.) Provenance Mr. G. Attenborough; Christie's, London, 2 July 1874

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring, Sen. (1795-1865) Mr William Taylor Copeland's brown colt 'Mustapha Muley' in a stable signed and dated 'J.F. Herring. Sen .r 1842.' (centre right) and inscribed 'Mustapha Muley' (upper right) oil on canvas 28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.5 cm.) Provenance William Taylor Copeland, and

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Edmund Havell, Jun. (1819-1894)

Edmund Havell, Jun. (1819-1894) Sir John Cope with his hounds on the steps of Bramshill House, Hampshire signed with initials and dated 'EH/1837' (centre right) oil on canvas 36 ¾ x 57 ½ in. (93.4 x 146 cm.) Provenance John Hargreaves, Malton Erlogh, Berks (†); Christie's, London, 2 May 1896, lot 74

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019

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Dean Wolstenholme, Jun. (1798-1882)

Dean Wolstenholme, Jun. (1798-1882) The Meet of the Essex Harriers signed 'DWolstenholme' (lower right) oil on panel 16 ½ x 23 ¾ in. (41.9 x 60.4 cm.) Provenance H.R. Taylor, Oakleish, Cheam, Surrey, by 1928. Major Guy Paget, Wheeler House, Husbands Bosworth, by 1949. with Richard Green, London

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2019