Charles Hunt after John Francis Herring
27 x 22.5 inches
An aquatint partly printed in colour and finished by hand; engraved by Charles Hunt after the painting by J. F. Herring and published in London 1842.
Bee's Wing (1833-54) was one of the outstanding mares of her generation. She was owned by William Orde and during her illustrious career (1835-42) won 51 of her 63 races, ending on a high with the Gold Cup at Ascot in 1842.