Estate of Margaret P. Newcombe – Provenance Brunk 5-11-2013

Lilian Cheviot oil on canvas painting, Double portrait of Dilwyn and Leucryx, in the slips for The Waterloo Cup 1914

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British School oil on canvas painting, 19th century, Two Greyhounds in a Landscape, with another dog holding his master's cane, unsigned

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Thomas Ivester Lloyd oil on canvas painting, The Chase, two greyhounds circling a hare, signed

p4A ItemID E8908324
Two Dog Portraits of Whippets by Mildred J. Megargee, signed bottom "M. J. Megargee", oil on reverse-painted glass

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Margaret P. Newcombe, Owner of Pennyworth Kennels, Newington, New Hampshire

Pennyworth was one of America’s most outstanding kennels of the 20th century boasting over seven Best In Show winners. Margaret Newcombe inherited her love of breeding and show dogs from her mother, the owner of the famous Clairedale Kennels and winner of Best In Show at Westminster in 1936. Margaret Newcombe eventually came to win the revered ‘triple crown’ of dog shows in 1964 with Courtenay Fleetwood. This dog has sired many of today’s whippet champions. In total, Pennyworth owned 55 champion whippets, 36 of which were home-bred. These paintings and bronzes reflect the passion of Margaret Newcombe for the whippet breed.

Information courtesy of Brunk Auctions, May 2013.

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