"Gallant Fox" Hand-colored print of the celebrated racehorse "Winner of the Flash, Junior Champion, Wood, Preakness, Kentucky Derby ... World's Greatest Money Winner in 1931 ... Property of William Woodward Esquire"
Lloyd, Thomas Ivester (1873-1942)
Price: 7,500.00 USD
[New York: privately printed by The Derrydale Press, 1937. This state without jockey. Size of edition unknown. 17-3/4 x 13-3/4 (plate size). Signed by the artist in pencil at lower right. Woodward's 'Gallant Fox' - Thoroughbred Portrait by Ivester Lloyd. Beautiful specimen of an exceedingly rare Derrydale sporting print commissioned by William Woodward, New York banker and owner of the Bel Air Stud in Maryland, who also commissioned the two most sought after books of the press, 'Gallant Fox A Memoir' and 'Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses'. With a fine association, inscribed lower left "To William Goodby Loew from William Woodward" Ordeman (2005) pp. 96-7, 108; Siegel p. 234. Provenance: descendant of the Loew family This state without jockey. Size of edition unknown. Small stains in margin not affecting image. Fine.