Isaac and Ede Antique Prints
Lupton-Cooper-Fleur

Thomas Lupton after Abraham Cooper

Fleur-de-Lis
The Property of His Majesty, late in the possession of Sir M. W. Ridley Bart MP to whom this Plate is most humbly dedicated by his obliged Servant, A. Cooper

24 21 inches

A mezzotint engraving by Thomas Lupton after the painting by Abraham Cooper; originally published in London by James Bulcock in 1828 but this impression issued later circa 1870.

Fleur-de-Lis was foaled in 1822 (got by Bourbon out of Lady Rachel) and won her first race, the Filly Stakes at Newcastle, in 1825. After a distinguished career at Newcastle, York, Pontefract, Doncaster and Lincoln in the mid-1820s she was sold to King George IV.

£950

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