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Polo Pony by F. Clifton,
2005, Furniture & Decorative Arts / May 27-28
oil on canvas, signed in the lower left. A fine portrayal of a chestnut horse posed in the interior of a barn. The yellow saddle blanket has red trim and a red cipher CA. Top middle of canvas with painted nameplate Delores. In a gesso and gilt frame; 23" x 20" (w/o frame) 33" x 29.5" (w/ frame).

F. Clifton, British (op. 1885-1886) He did several horse portraits, some mare and foal scenes and paintings of hunters in stables.

Ex Collection Celestial Restaurant, Cincinnati, Ohio

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