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Thomas Spencer

(17001763 ) - Artworks
SPENCER Thomas 'bay Bolton', Held By A Groom

Christie's /Nov 27, 2013
11,989.69 - 17,984.53
16,486.25

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Thomas Spencer - Sir Ralph Gore

Thomas Spencer - Sir Ralph Gore

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Lot number: 195
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Lot Description Thomas Spencer (fl. 1730-1763) Sir Ralph Gore, 6 th Bt., later 1 st Earl of Ross (c.1725-1802), on a bay hunter in a wooded landscape oil on canvas 38¾ x 49 3/8 in. (98.5 x 125.4 cm.) Special Notice These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’’’’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. This VAT is not shown separately on the invoice. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction. All sold and unsold lots that are not collected by 5pm on the day of sale will be removed to the warehouse of ‘Cadogan Tate’’’’. Once transferred all items will receive free storage until the fifth Friday following the sale, after which they will be subject to the storage, VAT and related charges as set out below. These Lots are marked with a filled square in the catalogue. Lot Condition Report I confirm that I have read this Important Notice and agree to its terms. View Condition Report
Thomas Spencer - A Gray Hunter Held By A Groom

Thomas Spencer - A Gray Hunter Held By A Groom

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Lot number: 104
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Thomas Spencer PLACE UNKNOWN 1700 - CIRCA 1763 A GRAY HUNTER HELD BY A GROOM signed with initials and dated lower left: TS 1751 oil on canvas 35 3/4 by 48 in.; 90.8 by 121.9 cm. Provenance Brigadier G.B. Vaughan-Hughes, Wyelands, Chepstow, Monmouthshire; Anonymous Sale, New York, Sotheby's, 3 June 1994, lot 19; Where acquired by the present collector.
Thomas Spencer - A Bay And A Grey Hunter In A Landscape

Thomas Spencer - A Bay And A Grey Hunter In A Landscape

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Lot number: 242
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Thomas Spencer (1700-1767)A BAY AND A GREY HUNTER IN A LANDSCAPEOil on canvas87 x 98.5cmThe horses depicted belonged to Thomas Watson, 3rd Earl of Rockingham (1715-1746). After being educated at Eton and Lincoln````s Inn, Lord Rockingham served as MP for Canterbury from 1741-45 and Lord Lieutenant of Kent 1741-46.Provenance: Lord McAlpine, Fawley House, Oxfordshire; his sale, SothebyÉs at Fawley House, 14-15 October, 2003, lot 428, whence acquired by the present owner.CONDITION REPORT: Old relining. Craquelure throughout. Paint to left side near to horse at risk of flaking. Retouching to Sky, horses and figures. Three cm area of repainting above man in blue````s head. Areas of repainting around dogs lower left. 10cm line of repainting to single dog in foreground. 15cm area of repainting lower right. Repainting in foreground likely to be covering repair to canvas. Photographs available upon request.
Thomas Spencer - 'bay Bolton', Held By A Groom

Thomas Spencer - 'bay Bolton', Held By A Groom

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Thomas Spencer (1700-1763) 'Bay Bolton', held by a groom, in a parkland setting oil on canvas 40¼ x 50¼ in. (102.2 x 127.5 cm.) Presumably by descent at Bolton Castle until Lord Bolton; Christie's, London, 21 November 1980, lot 15, as by 'John Wootton' (sold for £26,400). Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 May 2004, lot 11 (sold for £26,290 to the present owner.) Property of an Estate Celebrated as a highly successful racehorse, Bay Bolton was also crucial to the development of the thoroughbred, being perhaps the first non-Eastern stallion to be accepted as truly outstanding. Bay Bolton was foaled in 1705, by Grey Hautboy out of a Makeless mare belonging to Sir Matthew Pierson, an important breeder and owner with a stud at Lowthorpe, Yorkshire. In the days before the full calendar came out in 1727, records of races are very sketchy but, originally registered as Brown Lusty, he won for Sir Matthew at York, Middleham and Quainton Meadow, and after having been sold to the Duke of Bolton, and renamed Bay Bolton, he appears to have won matches against several of the leading horses of the day, thought to include the Duke of Somerset's Grey Windham, Tregonwell Frampton's Dragon, and possibly Sir Matthew's own Merlin. Retired to stud at Bolton Hall (where he may well be depicted in the present picture), Bay Bolton was a great success, breeding many top class horses including Fearnought, Sloven, Bolton Starling, Camilla, Gipsy, and Whitefoot. When he died in 1736 aged 31, he was buried on Middleham Moor between two pillars erected by the Duke in alignment with the avenue running from the Hall.
Thomas Spencer - A Huntsman With His Chestnut Hunter, Held By A Groom, With Two Hounds, An Extensive Landscape Beyond

Thomas Spencer - A Huntsman With His Chestnut Hunter, Held By A Groom, With Two Hounds, An Extensive Landscape Beyond

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Lot number: 62
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Thomas Spencer (1700-1763) A huntsman with his chestnut hunter, held by a groom, with two hounds, an extensive landscape beyond oil on canvas 28¾ x 49½ in. (73 x 125.8 cm.) Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 March 1986, lot 110, (sold for £25,000) Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 9 July 2009, lot 5. PROPERTY REMOVED FROM A LONDON RESIDENCE
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