A Prize Hereford Bull In A Byre

A Prize Hereford Bull In A Byre
Oils on Canvas within Original Gilt Frame
British c.1873
Signed amd Dated '1873'. The Frame inscribed '1st Prize Bingly Hall, Birmingham, 1872, Property of the Right Honourable The Earl of Powis'

20” high x 24” wide

Provenance: The Third Earl of Powis and thence by descent. This documentary work by Richard Whitford is a prime example of British Naive Livestock Painting of the mid 19th Century. This is one of a collection of eight works commisioned from Whitford by the third Earl, for Powis Castle. The other seven from the group are now the property of the National Trust.

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