Landseer


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Land·seer

 (lănd′sîr′), Sir Edwin Henry 1802-1873.
British painter known for his affectionate paintings of animals.

Landseer

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(Biography) Sir Edwin Henry. 1802–73, English painter, noted for his studies of animals
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We think greatness entailed or organized in some places or duties, in certain offices or occasions, and do not see that Paganini can extract rapture from a catgut, and Eulenstein from a jews-harp, and a nimble-fingered lad out of shreds of paper with his scissors, and Landseer out of swine, and the hero out of the pitiful habitation and company in which he was hidden.
With Sahara Desert, who set the pace in the French 2000 doing a similar job today, Landseer looks a value bet to upstage the Rock.
O'Brien won his second classic of the season when Landseer took the Poule d'Essai des Poulains - the French 2000 Guineas - at Longchamp.
Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens is ranked alongside Sir Christopher Wren for his creations, which include the Cenotaph in Whitehall, government buildings in New Delhi and Castle Drogo in Devon.
2 Bahamian Pirate 3 Danehurst 4 Landseer 1 2 l, 1 1 2 l, nk July 11, 2002 3 and under, plater; 4-5, lowgrade handicapper; 6-7, fair handicapper; 8-9, high-grade handicapper; 10-11, Group class; 12, Classic standard.
The tragedy of stable companion Landseer certainly didn't help but had Aidan O'Brien booked a top American jockey; one familiar with the way races are ridden Stateside and where you need to be positioned on an American track, then The Rock would surely have won.
His success, by a length and three-quarters from Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate Landseer, was his fifth in a row in Group 1 company, equalling the feat of Giant's Causeway and the great Mill Reef.
There is also a water colour by Turner, estimated at pounds 25-pounds 35,000, and a small oil painting by Landseer, estimated at pounds 20-pounds 30,000.
Sir Edwin Landseer was caught close home by the fast-finishing Middleton Grey (won the race last year) after looking all over the winner a furlong out, which explains his in-running low of 1.02.
However, stablemate Landseer got it even worse when stuck out on the outside in stall 13 and looks to face a stiff task despite the booking of top US rider Edgar Prado in the million dollar turf contest.
Landseer and Century City, both of whom ran at Royal Ascot yesterday, are among the O'Brien sextet.
Sir Edward Landseer was caught close home by the fast-finishing Middleton Grey (won the race last year) after looking all over the winner a furlong out, which explains his in-running low of 1.02.