Fine Oil Painting Famous Historic Red Rum Race Horse Portrait After Brian Tovey

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2019-07-03 18:16:25

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  • 1 Original Oil Painting Famous Red Rum Thoroughbred Race Horse Portrait Gilt Framed. 
  • Subject fine portrait of the historic Red Rum horse. 
  • Red Rum bay gelding was born 3 May 1965 and died 18 October 1995. 
  • He was an historic world famous champion Thoroughbred steeplechaser.
  • He achieved an unmatched historic treble when he won the Grand National in 1973, 1974 and 1977. 
  • The Grand National is a notoriously difficult race that has been described as "the ultimate test of a horse’s courage". 
  • He was also renowned for his jumping ability, having not fallen in 100 races. 
  • Indistinctly signed. 
  • In the style of after Brian Tovey.
  • Oil on board. 
  • Provenance bought from a private seller. 
  • This is a fine painting from a talented British school artist. 
  • Superb brushstroke control which brings the horse to life. 
  • Set in a decorative gilt plaster wood frame. 
  • With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display. 
  • Highly desirable for a horse lover, collector, jockey or stable trainer. 
  • Circa late 20th century dated 1975.  
  • Condition report. 
  • Offered in fine used condition.  
  • Having various foxing staining to the board in places commensurate with age.  
  • Some repairs have been made to the frame, with a very small piece of wood frame trim missing from the inner frame, also 2 small pin prick holes to the board, noticeable cracking in places to the frame shown. 
  • International worldwide shipping is available via the ebay global shipping programme centre. 
  • Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou.  
  • Cash upon collection is welcome.   
**Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximate**
26.75" High (68cm) 
30.5" Wide (77cm)                                                                                          
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