Fabulous genuine Antique painting of Hunting dogs, by Capt Alexander. A wonderful original oil on board of a classic country life scene. On back states artist as Captain Alex McDonnell Moore, 89th regiment and.A beautiful well painted period piece- which captures the intensity & colour of the Fox hunt. McDonell Moore has obviosuly referenced his own experiences in the layout and has altered the composition to remove a dog which can be seen through over-painting in the background. Captain Alexander McDonnell Moore was born 17th October 1858. He served almost his entire military career with the. 89th Regiment of Foot/Royal Irish Fusiliers. The Gordon Relief Expedition in 1884 where he took part in the battles of Teb, Tamai, the relief of Tokar and the. Later serving is West Africa he was in command of the attack on Tambi on 14 March 1892 where he was wounded. And at the capture of Tambi on 7 April. As Commander of the Panguma column during the Sierra Leone Protectorate. Expedition of 1898-9 he was again wounded. In command of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers during the Anglo-Boer War Moore saw action in Natal, the. Relief of Ladysmith, Colenso, Tugela Heights, Pieters Hill, the Transvaal, Cape Colony, and the Orange River. Recalled to service as a Draft Conducting Officer during World War One with the rank of Major, he served in. France with the 4th Battalion, the Royal Irish Regiment. He was awarded medals for these campaigns including. Egypt Medal w/Clasp & Khedive's Star & British.
World War One Victory Medal. A date on his WWI Medal index card indicates that he died in September 1930. Lieutenant - 1 December, 1880. Captain - 12 August 1885. Temporary Major - 8 February, 1890.
Major - 5 August, 1891. This fabulous painting is in good condition, there are a couple of tiny paint spots on painting and frame-please check all pics. Frame is in reasonable vintage condition with veneer missing except for bottom edge revealing attractive old pine.
Also some indents- a large one on the front, and quite a few nail marks on edges (mainly bottom edge)- again please check all pics. The paper tape on the back is worn so has one piece of new tape added to hold the painting.
Definitely in hang-able condition- so ready to put on your wall. This is a an genuine very.Oil painting- Perfect for collectors of military connected or historical art, or to hang in a a period style property to add. Frame- height 9 inches/ 23 cm, Width 21 inches/ 53.5 cm. Inside frame size height 4.25"/ 10.8 cm width 16.5"/ 42 cm.
Please check out our other items, or come to our Peculiar gallery. Item can be collected from The Peculiar Gallery, in the beautiful seaside village of Rhos on Sea. Conwy, North Wales LL28 4EY for Art, sculpture, jewellery, and obscure one offs. Or securely packed UK posted signed for 11.95. We are happy to send without frames if requested.The item "Antique oil painting Hunting dogs framed 1889 Captain Alex McDonnell Moore 89th" is in sale since Sunday, May 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "themaidofallwork" and is located in Abergele, Conwy. This item can be shipped worldwide.