The Red Ayrshire Ox

The Red Ayrshire Ox By Artist James Howe

Painting 'Roger'

Oil on canvas 17 X 23 inches
Inscribed to canvas 'Bred at Castle Menzies, exhibited at Perth at the Highland Soc. Comp. Wgt. 113 stone'.
Signed and dated James Howe 1829.

James Howe (1780-1839)
Scottish equestrian & sporting painter, born in Skirling, Peeblesshire, the son of a minister. Howe worked closely with the Highland Society of Scotland in the early 19th Century & is represented at Reading University in a bond collection of prints, published by Ballentines, Edinburgh, 1832.
His work is usually signed and dated. Howe went to London in 1806 to paint horses for George III.


James Howe

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