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HARRY HALL (1814-1882)

1814 to 1882, England

A Portrait of ‘The Cossack,’ Winner of The Derby 1847 with S Templeman up

Oil on canvas,

signed and dated 1847

58.50 x 76.20 cm    23.03 x 30.00 inches


This first class draughtsman of hunters and thoroughbreds occasionally produced portraits and shooting scenes. However, Harry Hall is best remembered for his formal portraiture of racehorses, often depicted with a trainer nearby and interesting architectural details in the distance. He became the major racehorse portraitist of his time and painted in a style similar to that of J. F. Herring Snr...
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