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Painting - F.M.Collingridge, Phar Lap, Oil, 1930s Reg. No: SH 950210
- This small oil painting is significant as a contemporary interpretation of Phar Lap by a professional artist.
F. M. Collingridge was described by researchers in the Arts Library of the State Library of Victoria as 'a minor painter of horses.'
- Framed oil painting, showing the head of a horse against a background of a white painted paling fence, white painted railings and a red hill. The painting is signed 'F.M.Collingridge' in the bottom right hand corner. The painting is framed in a gold-painted wooden frame. The wording 'Phar Lap' is painted on a cardboard label stuck to the frame at the bottom of the painting.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Joan Stevens, 1995
|Dimensions:||56.00 cm (Height), 5.00 cm (Width), 46.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||horse racing, paintings, art, horses, racing industry, sport, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Inscriptions:||Signed on front of painting: F.M.Collingridge
Printed on label on frame: Phar Lap
|Artist:||F. Collingridge, Australia, 1928-1932|