Antique Painting: Leicester Ram'sLeicester Ram's bred by the famous Robert Colling, descended from Robert Bakewell's Dishley flock.
Oil on canvas 21 X 26 inches
By Thomas Fairbairn Wilson, a Newcastle artist who was regularly commissioned by the Colling Bros. to paint their animals.
Contemporary hand written script to reverse :-
On the left
"Symmetry - 4 years old bred by Mr R. Colling got by Mr Stubbins Symmetry, G Sire by Dam Dishley R. Taken at Barmton 1809 July 9th"
On the right
"Carcass 2 years old bred by Mr R. Colling got by Mr Stones Cripple a son of G G, dam by Dishley L".
This is an incredibly important painting representing the work of two of the UK's most important & influential Agriculturalists, Robert Bakewell & Robert Colling.
PAINTING ID : 382
Please Note : This painting has been sold