Lot 43    

Fine Lithograph of the Trotting Stallion Volunteer,
2005, Furniture and Decorative Arts / Oct 7 - 8
signed in the print on bottom left C. Humphrey '64. Regally posed stallion in a landscape. Print was rendered after a painting by Charles H. Humphrey and printed by H.C. Eno, located at 37, Parkrow, NY. Subtext reads Volunteer - Sired by Rysdyk's Hambletonian, Dam by Young Patriot &c. &c. Property of Alden Goldsmith, Blooming Grove, Orange Co. NY.. In a wood frame with gold fillet liner; 15" x 19" (w/o frame), 20" x 24" (w/frame).

Volunteer's sire, Hambletonian, was owned by William Rysdyk of Chester, NY and is considered the most celebrated sire of all American trotters and pacers. Volunteer was a bay horse foaled in 1854 that stood 15.3 and had several successful issue including Powers, Huntress, Driver, and Bodine. He died at Walnut Grove Farm in 1888.

Overall foxing and toning; several minor creases, not removed from frame.
Sold: $240.00
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