The Racehorse 'Millipede' on the Roodee, Chester by William Tasker

The subject of the painting was the winner of the Chester Tradesmen's Cup in May 1843, owned by W.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63 x 78 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £8,500)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Richard Green

Wormald and ridden by the jockey Bunby. It is a depiction of Chester racecourse with the grandstand and Grosvenor Bridge to either side of the background.

Provenance

W Kemp, Seaforth, Liverpool

Venue details

Grosvenor Museum 27 Grosvenor Street, CHESTER Cheshire CH1 2DD 01244 972 197 www.cheshirewestmuseums.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sat, 10.30am – 5pm
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