The Red Ayrshire Ox

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The Red Ayrshire Ox

Oil on canvas 17 X 23 inches

Inscribed to canvas 'Bred at CastleMenzies, 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 collectionof 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.

Artist: James Howe
Painting id: 364

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