[Antique print, horse gambling, paardenraces, engraving and etching] Father of the Turf, published 1801.

Portrait of Tregonwell Frampton (1641-1727). Keeper of the King’s race horses at Newmarket; called ‘the father of the turf.’

Three-quarter length, seated leaning forward in an armchair, holding handkerchief in bandaged left hand, elbow on arm of chair, right hand on other arm holding a whip, wearing tricorn, dark wig, dog looking up at him. At the right, a game cock. After John Wootton (1682-1764).

Titled above: ‘Father of the Turf’; inscribed at bottom: ‘Tregonwell Frampton Esq.r Keeper of ye running horses at Newmarket to King William ye 3d. Queen Ann King George ye 1st and King George ye 2nd. Ao AEtat 87, 1728.’

Etching and engraving on paper, total: 214 x 127 mm; some dirt, rubbing  and light foxing, overall in good condition.

Incl. BTW  24,20

Excl. BTW  20,00

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