49| Franklin Brooke Voss (American, 1880-1953)

Portrait Of A Hound

Oil on board, 12" x 16"

5000 - 7000

Signed, dated 1939 Provenance: The Estate of Elizabeth "Binnie" Houghton Exhibited: The Voss Family: Artists of American Sporting Life, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Saratoga Springs, New York. July 2007-January 2008. (Illustrated in the exhibition catalogue)Voss painted commissioned portraits of foxhounds and other dogs throughout his career. Many of his early commissions were of dogs, and eighty percent of the 1912 entries in his commission book were for paintings of dogs. Voss probably painted this American foxhound for Anderson Fowler in 1939, the same year he painted the portrait of Fowler on Peacock, also in this sale. Fowler was a master of the Essex Foxhounds in New Jersey.

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