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Lot 865 - 18 Apr 2018

Winchester April Interiors Auction

John Hardman (British 1811-1867), A portrait of a black horse in a landscape, signed and dated 'J Hardman, Pinx 1812' (lower left) and bears Ruskin Gallery label with artist's name (verso), oil on canvas, 59.5 x 72cm.

Condition report

Relined craquelure visible throughout. Some faint stretcher marks visible.
Some white marks visible to centre of horse's back. Some slightly yellow marks visible to centre running vertically.
Inspection under UV reveals some small patches of retouching, including to some edges, a little of the ground, the horse's back and a few small patches to sky.
Has had some previous restoration. Small diagonal grey mark to centre left.

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
Sold For £1,050