Important & rare polo c.1980 watercolour on paper,
signed (LR) by Hubert de Watrigant (b.1954-)
depicting the Hipwood Brothers, Julian & Howard
(winning) the U.S. Open Polo Championship.
Sz: 16.25"H x 22.25"W
Watrigant is recognized as one of France's leading equestrian artists, whose works are represented in the collections of HM The Queen, as well as Baron Guy de Rothschild, the late Stavros Niarchos and the late Daniel Wildenstein. In America he has been commissioned by the leading stud farms including Spendthrift Farm, Gainesway and Calumet and in Ireland, Coolmore Stud run by the John Magnier Family.