A Saddled Bay Hunter outside a Stable Entrance
Clifton Tomson (Nottingham 1775 – 1831)
Oil painting on canvas, A Saddled Bay Hunter outside a Stable Entrance by Clifton Thomson (Nottingham 1775 – 1831), inscribed 'Nottingham 1810'. The saddled bay horse is turned to the right and is tied up to a stable wall on the left, which reveals an rounded arch entrance and circular window. On the right of the picture is a fence with some cattle in a field behind. Distant horizon with a church spire. Pink sunset or sunrise clouds.
Acquired with Calke Abbey's contents, with the aid of a grant provided by the National Heritage Memorial Fund, thanks to a special allocation of money from the Government and transferred in lieu of tax on the estate of Charles Jenney Harpur-Crewe (1917 - 1981) to the National Trust with the house that was given by Henry Jenney Harpur-Crewe (1921- 1991), in 1984
Calke Abbey, The Harpur Crewe Collection (acquired by the National Trust with the help of the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund in 1984)
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Clifton Tomson (Nottingham 1775 – 1831), artist