Gourlay Steell, RSA (British, 1819-1894) A red and white Ayrshire bull
Lot 202
Gourlay Steell, RSA
(British, 1819-1894)
A red and white Ayrshire bull
Sold for £20,000 (US$ 32,804) inc. premium

Lot Details
Gourlay Steell, RSA (British, 1819-1894)
A red and white Ayrshire bull
signed and dated 'G.Steell/1845' (lower right)
oil on canvas
102 x 127.5cm (40 3/16 x 50 3/16in).

Footnotes

  • EXHIBITED:
    Royal Scottish Academy, 1846, no. 352 as 'Portrait of Fitz-George, an Ayrshire bull', lent by the Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland

    This Ayrshire bull was bred by William Brodie, Lochwinnoch. He was subsequently owned by Mr Robert Paton, Cloberhill, Dumbarton who showed him at the General Show at Glasgow in 1841 where he gained first prize of his class. The bull was later bought by Lord Covehouse.
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