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A Team of Percheron Draught Horses

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Artist: Benjamin Zobel

A Regency sand picture, attributed to Benjamin Zobel, depicting a team of three grey Percheron dray horses, about to start a days work.


English circa 1830, within the original gilt gesso frame.


Zobel, at first a table decker and confectioner is considered the inventor of the sand picture, the method by which he was able to preserve the pictures he originally created to decorate table cloths and cake tops. 


24 in x 21 in: the image 15.5 in x 12 in

For a history of sand painting by Benjamin Zobel please see 'The Loupe'.



Item Code: 2191

£ 1900

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