Brightwells Fine Art Sale - Day Two - Thursday 21st March 2019
WILLIAM VERNER LONGE (1857-1924)
'The Derby 1912-Tagalie Wins'
signed 'W.V. Longe' (lower right) and further inscribed
watercolour heightened with white
13 1/2 x 18 in (34.3 x 45.8cm)
Provenance: with Arthur Ackermann & Sons, London
The artist William Longe studied at Ipswich School of Art and later in Brussels. He painted a number of racing subjects specialising in the more prestigious races such as The Grand National, the Ascot Gold Cup, and the St. Leger