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Arthur Louis Townshend (English, fl1880-90)


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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: British: Pre 1900: Item # 133163

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Mares and Foals

Arthur Louis Townshend
(English, fl. 1880 - 1900)

Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1900” lower right and signed, dated “July 1900” and inscribed with the horses names on the reverse.

Provenance: The Madison Hotel, Washington, DC.

Known for his paintings of rustic, equestrian and sporting subjects, Townshend exhibited six works at the Royal Academy. Working primarily in oils, he painted a number of racehorse portraits including the 1883 Derby winner, “St. Blaise”. He moved to Paris in 1885 where he resided for the remainder of his life.

Townshend is listed in The Dictionary of British Equestrian Artists by Mitchell, A Dictionary of Sporting Artists, 1650-1990 by Wingfield and Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV; Victorian Painters by Wood.

Painting size: 26” x 36”
Frame size: 37” x 47”