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JOHN ALFRED WHEELER (1821-1903)

1821 to 1903, England

Huntsman and Hounds

Oil on board

signed with monogram and dated 78

34.50 x 46.00 cm    13.58 x 18.11 inches


Huntsman and Hounds

John Alfred Wheeler was born at Andoversford, near Cheltenham, in 1821 and was the son of a stone-cutter. He was to become one of the most prolific and successful horse and animal painters of his day.

At the age of nineteen, Wheeler is recorded as serving as a private in the 2nd Queen’s Corps, which gave him a good opportunity to study hors...
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