English School oil on board painting depicting a brown horse in profile, saddled and tied to a hitching post situated between a white picket fence. Unsigned. A. Gardner, Hackney Rd., London framer label, en verso of board. Housed in a rococo style giltwood frame with carved corners and centers. Sight: 8 1/2" H x 11 3/4" W. Framed: 12 3/4" H x 15 3/4" W. Mid/late 19th century.
Private Nashville, Tennessee collection.
Overall good condition with craquelure, rubbing to edges of board from frame, minute foxing spots. Frame with natural age shrinkage, areas of loss to gilt.