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Claude L. Ferneley; A Young Member of the Hunt

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An imposing portrait of a young member of a hunt, painted on his mount before an open landscape, perhaps Quorn Hunt Country, Leicestershire.


Painted in oil on (re-lined) canvas, within a fine gilt-gesso frame; Unsigned; attributed to Claude Lorraine Ferneley, (1822-1892).


Claude Ferenley was the son of John Ferneley Senior with whom he sometimes collaborated and who had a considerable influence on his son's work. Claude often painted the backgrounds to his father's larger commissions.


He was born and lived his entire life in Melton Mowbray, was said to lack drive and ambition, but was endowed with considerable talent.     


s.s: 27.25 in x 35.25 in

o.s: 37.5 in x 45.5 in


Item Code: 3717

£ 12500

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