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John Beer, Portrait of a Horse, c. 1914.

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John Beer, Portrait of a Horse, c. 1914.

John Alexander Beer (c. 1860 - 1930) Pastel on card. Portrait of a dapple grey Thoroughbred horse, standing in profile, in a field. Original maple frame. Inscribed to obverse, “Storm” and “John Beer/1914”. Rectangular, 22.5 cms. X 17 cms. (8 3/4 inches X 10 1/2 inches). Portrait in good condition with lovely frame. Trained as an illustrator, John Alexamder Beer was born in Stockholm, c. 1860, but came to America as a young man and stayed for 5 years. He travelled to Russia and worked as an artist for the Imperial Court, eventually settling in London where he worked for major magazines, Examples of his work are in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

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