Early 19th Century Hand-Painted Proof Engraving of the famous English Racehorse “Lancelot”, 1840.

Original Antique Hand-Painted Engraving Proof Print by L. F. Herring and C. Hunt, "Lancelot: Winner of the Great St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster 1840"

Stamped with seal.  Approximate dimensions: PENDING UPDATE.  c. 1840. Made in England.

Print text: "Painted by L. F. Herring.  Engraved by C. Hunt.  Lancelot: Winner of the Great St. Ledger Stakes at Doncaster 1840.  112 Subscribers ___ 11 Started.  Lancelot is own Brother to Touchstone, who won the Gt. St. Ledger Stakes in 1834, & the Gold Cup at Doncaster in 1835 6, was Bred by the Marquis of Westminster, Got by Camel out of Banter (bred by his Lordship in 1826) by Master Henry out of Boadicea, Sister to Bucephalus.  The property of the most noble the Marquis of Westminster.  To whom this Print by Permission is most respectfully dedicated by the publishers S & J Fuller.  London, Published Novr 1st by S & J Fuller at their Sporting Gallery 34 Rathboue Place.  Proof."

Fair antique condition.  There is some tearing along the edges; the three largest are 1 7/8", 1", and 3/4" in length.  The largest tear does encroach on the picture.

Price: $2,000.00