Benjamin Cam Norton (British, 1835-1900) Fortissimo with George Fordham up
Lot 126
Benjamin Cam Norton
(British, 1835-1900)
Fortissimo with George Fordham up
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,399) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Sporting Sale Edinburgh
22 May 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 20648
Lot Details
Benjamin Cam Norton (British, 1835-1900)
Fortissimo with George Fordham up
signed 'B Cam Norton/1883' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 x 107.5cm (7 1/16 x 42 5/16in).

Footnotes

  • Fortissimo, winner of The Goodwood Stakes, beating Reveller and Sabean over two miles and a half, 25th July 1882, owned by Lord Vivion

    George Fordham (1837-1887), was one of the foremost jockeys of the era, in 1862 he achieved 165 wins, he rode for the Prince of Wales and the Rothchilds amongst others
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