R. H. PALENSKE Triple Crown CITATION Horse Framed Print

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  • Sold Date: Jul 10, 2009
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R. H. PALENSKE Triple Crown CITATION Horse Framed Print

The Wearers of the Triple Crown 1919 - 1949
From 1949 Original etching print from R. H. Palenske is reproduced in Talio - Chrome. Signed at the bottom with the artist signature and titled, "Kings of the Turf" show the Triple Crown wearers from the Preakness - Derby and Belmount races from 1919 - 1949. Front and center is "Citation" 1949 and is surrounded with the other Triple Crown winners as follows, Sir Barton 1919 - Gallant Fox 1930 - Omaha 1935 - War Admiral 1937 - Whirlaway 1941 - Count Fleet 1943 - Assault 1946. Print measures 11-7/8" x 9-3/4" and with frame 19-1/4" x 16-3/4" . Original period glass and wooden oak frame, print is protected with a dark green matte board. T is an original article that has been taped to the back of the print that talks about Eddie Arcaro, the jockey who rode Citation which also gives the statistics of the horses winnings and describes the artist, R. H. Palenske as an all time sports illustrator of his time. Print is stunning and clear with no foxing or hazing, or creases. The colors of the print, black are bold. Print has been well preserved for years. Frame is solid wood with some minor scuff marks and t Overall this is truly a nice framed print. GREAT FATHER'S DAY GIFT!!!!


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