Oil of the Wire-haired Fox Terrier "Newmarket Starlight" by William Lucas Lucas (English, 20th century)
An oil on Windsor and Newton's "Rathbone" Canvas Board of the Wire-haired Fox Terrier "Newmarket Starlight" standing in show posture by William Lucas Lucas (English, 20th century). Signed and dated bottom left "WLLUCAS 1932", and titled bottom right "Newmarket Starlight".
Inscribed to the reverse:
Winner of many prizes including
Challenge Certificate in the Joint Terrier show as a puppy. (Beat the champion dog for the Cup for the best Wire)
Certificate and Cup for best bitch of any breed in show Shyford
the Cup for any breed bred by Exhibitors
the Cup for best terrier any breed at show
(Sold for Â£500)"
Newmarket Starlight sold to America.
Also to the reverse gallery/framers label "J.Ward & Sons High Street, Newmarket"