William Arden, 2nd Baron Alvanley exercising his Trotter 'Brandy'
Oil on canvas 29 X 24 inches
Inscribed to rear:-
Lord Alvanley exercising his trotter Brandy.
James Loder of Bath 1784-1860.
Formerly in the collection of the Duke of Beaufort, Badminton Park, Gloucester.
William Arden, 2nd Baron Alvanley (8th January 1789 16th November 1849).
British Army officer, peer & socialite, who
Oil on canvas 22 X 16 inches
Signed & dated H. Atkinson 1912
Herbert Atkinson (c.1863- d.1936)
Sportsman, writer & artist who specialised almost entirely in Poultry scenes including the portraits of fighting cocks. Atkinson, who was born at Wallingford where his father Dr W. Atkinson had practised for many years, was one of the world authorities on cock-fighting and one of the original fo
Oil on board 10 inch diameter
Signed J. A. Wheeler
John Alfred Wheeler (1821-1903)
Equestrian, animal & sporting painter, born at Andoversford, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
Wheeler joined the army with the Queens Dragoon Guards, The Bays, where he gained a practical knowledge of horses. On his discharge in 1847 he took up painting, a profession which had previously been discourage