Live Auction

March 2024: Day Two

Fri, Mar 15, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1006

Circle of Abraham Cooper (English, 1787-1868) Oil on Canvas, Ca. 1840s, "Deception, Winner of the Oaks", H 27.5" W 35.75"

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Unsigned. Equestrian portrait of the racing horse "Deception" and jockey John Barham Day. Deception and John Barham Day were Winners of the Oaks Stakes at Epsom, 1839. Having a giltwood and gesso frame, H 33.75", W 42". Provenance: Collection of James A. Brescoll, Bloomfield Hills, MI.


Very finely painted mid 19th c. work having undergone expert conservation. Canvas trimmed and relined. Stabilized craquelure with inpainting in the sky. Spot cleaning at the figures. See UV photos. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.
Collection of James A. Brescoll, Bloomfield Hills, MI.