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Object of the Week – G.B. Newmarch, ‘Prize Wether’

G.B. Newmarch, ‘Prize Wether’

Oil on board
Signed and dated G.B. Newmarch 1834.
Inscribed to reverse Newmarch, Gt Grimsby.
H: 18″    W: 22″

This animal would have been shorn of its wool especially for competition to enhance and show off its wonderfully developed physique. The artist would have been requested to paint its portrait while it was at the peak of perfection!

G.B. Newmarch was a provincial artist specialising in farm animals & poultry between 1827-1873.

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