Robert Drewell (British, 1844-1860) 'Lord William Hill, Captain Royal Scots Greys' (1816-1844) riding a race horse, wearing racing colours,
Lot 111
Robert Drewell
(British, 1844-1860)
'Lord William Hill, Captain Royal Scots Greys' (1816-1844) riding a race horse, wearing racing colours,
Sold for £4,750 (US$ 7,983) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Sporting Sale Edinburgh
22 May 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 20648
Lot Details
Robert Drewell (British, 1844-1860)
'Lord William Hill, Captain Royal Scots Greys' (1816-1844) riding a race horse, wearing racing colours,
signed 'R Drewell/1843' (lower right); bears inscription on label (verso),
oil on canvas
46 x 61cm (18 1/8 x 24in).

Footnotes

  • Lord William Frederick Arthur Montague Hill was the third child of Arthur Hill, 3rd Marquess of Downshire. He was killed in a riding accident in 1844. The horse is thought to be the bay gelding 'Bugle Boy' which was owned and raced by Lord Hill

    Robert Drewell is recorded as working at Smallgate Street, Beccles, Suffolk

    PROVENANCE:
    Christies, lot 93, 8th July 1949
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