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J Miles

A Suprising Incident

Details

Artist

J Miles

Title

A Suprising Incident

Date

About 1811-1850

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

H: 54.1 x W: 67 cm.

Reference

CVCSC:0069.F

Collection

British Folk Art

Status

On Display

This painting portrays an incident at a farm in Farmington near Northleach, Gloucestershire, in July 1811. A butcher was called to slaughter an old cart horse, which managed to escape.

J Miles A Suprising Incident About 1811-1850 © Compton Verney