Antique Painting: Mr Freestone'The celebrated breeder of tup's Mr John Freestone of Great Harrowden nr Wellingborough, stands proudly alongside his shepherd & Four New Leicester Rams.
A 2 shear, 3 shear, 4 shear & 6 shear, indicating how their quality was maintained year on year.
'Mr Freestone owned one of the best flocks in the kingdom.'
Mr Freestone exhibited his sheep at the Northamptonshire Farming & Grazing Society show on the Althorp estate, & in 1831 won the William 1V Medal for the best long-wooled sheep at the Smithfield Club Show in London.
Oil on canvas 60 X 70 cms in original maple frame.
PAINTING ID : P0204
Please Note : This painting has been sold