Lot 21John Beer (1860-1930) - original horse racing water...

Auction Date: 25/05/2016 at 10:30 am



John Beer (1860-1930) - original horse racing water colour – depicting The King’s (Edward VII) Minoru winning the 2000gns at Newmarket 1909 from Phaleron (2nd) and Louviers (3rd) - some partial fading or a sun shadow - mf&g with gilt slips overall 19.25 x 22.5” Note: John Beer was one of several artists employed by noted sporting print makers Messrs. Fores. In the days before widespread photography use and certainly before images could be circulated quickly, the wire service would relay race results immediately to the gallery where Beer could quickly produce racing images that were placed in the windows for the public to see what had occurred.

Hammer Price: £55.00

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