Spruce and Bell & Two racehorses with grooms by Peter Tillemans

Both paintings depict 2 racehorses with grooms and hounds in the foreground with Newstead Abbey in the background.


Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
51 x 64 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,750 ( Total: £35,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Lord Bute

Provenance

Commissioned by William, 4th Lord Byron; purchased in 1935 for 4th Marquess of Butel; thence by descent

Venue details

Newstead Abbey Historic House and Gardens Newstead Abbey Park, NEWSTEAD Nottinghamshire NG15 8NA 01623 455900 www.newsteadabbey.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5)

Please visit the Newstead Abbey website for full seasonal opening times

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