Sir Alfred Munnings’ ‘A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath’ brings top price at 2017 Sporting Art Auction

Spirited bidding and the sale of Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath for $186,300, including buyer premium, highlighted the fifth annual Sporting Art Auction, held Sunday afternoon at Keeneland. The Sporting Art Auction is a collaborative effort between Keeneland, the world’s leading Thoroughbred sales company, and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington, the country’s foremost gallery...

Keeneland Association, Cross Gate Gallery to host fifth annual Sporting Art Auction Sunday

A Morning’s Work, by Sir Alfred Munnings Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington will conduct the fifth annual Sporting Art Auction on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. The 2017 collection features 175 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture from celebrated masters as well as talented new artists. The Sporting...

Renowned masters, new artists featured in Sporting Art Auction on Monday at Keeneland

Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington will present the fourth annual Sporting Art Auction on Monday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. The 2016 collection features 175 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture from renowned masters as well as talented new artists. The Sporting Art Auction catalog is available online...

Keeneland, Cross Gate Gallery partnering for third annual Sporting Art Auction Nov. 18

Also cataloged is The Heythrop Hunt, a 16½” x 23” signed watercolor by British artist Lionel Edwards. Before 1835, what is now known as Heythrop County in England was hunted by the Duke of Beaufort’s hounds (Photo Provided)   Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington are once again partnering to conduct the third annual Sporting Art Auction, to be held Wednesday, November...

Keeneland Association, Cross Gate Gallery combine to host second Sporting Art Auction

Keeneland Association and Lexington’s Cross Gate Gallery will collaborate to host the second Sporting Art Auction on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion.   The 2014 collection features 175 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings and sculpture from renowned artists. The artwork will be exhibited for public viewing in the Keeneland Sales...

Painting as a Sport: Keeneland hosts its first show and auction of sporting art masters

This painting of Julius Caesar was painted by John E. Ferneley, Sr., a British artist who lived from 1782-1860. It is an oil on canvas and is signed and dated 1816. Its value is estimated between $75,000 and $100,000. (Photo provided)   A sporting person’s tools of the trade are often listed as balls, gloves, bridles, bats or guns, but rarely as paint brushes or chisels.   That’s...