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CLAUDE LORRAINE FERNELEY (1822-1891)

1822 to 1892, England

The Quorn crossing the Melton

Oil on canvas

signed, inscribed Melton Mowbray and dated 1863 on reverse

45.70 x 61.00 cm    17.99 x 24.02 inches

Overall Framed Size
56.00 x 72.00 cm    22.05 x 28.35 inches

Provenance
Private Collection purchased from Ackermann early 1970s

Claude Lorraine Ferneley was a member of the renowned family of painters which included his father, the significant sporting artist John E Ferneley, and he was the brother of John Jnr., C.N.Ferneley and Sarah. All three children were born in Melton Mowbray, Claude remaining there for his entire life and he was given his name in recognition of his godfather Claude Lorraine Smith who was a patron...
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