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10 > Image 10 of Kentucky Alumnus, vol. 62, no. 3, 1992

Part of Kentucky alumnus

y collectors items. His original study of l find reason to say that the paintings Bayridge, and his painting of trainer Ellis did for the Horseshoe were y Max Hirsch with Assault (the 1946 not impressive Kentucky Derby winner) rank with The major canvas, depicting the the portrait of Ben jones and Armed 1946 thoroughbred sales at r as among Ellis top works. l Keeneland, hung on the wall near . . . Ellis stayed in Lexington about y the Horseshoe bar. It attracted con- _ L two years and then returned to his l siderable attention because many of native Texas. _ j the faces of famous persons were % i identifiable. They included auction- The Puinfings l eer George Swinebroad; A.B. (Bull) Few observers at the time could Hancock of Claiborne Farm; War- 1 6 . ki I '_ S ` A . A 05 $4 . he 1,*%; gy- ` Y Top, Thoroughbreds raclng. Not llkely at _ Keeneland, since rall - ls not proper style. Bottom, Thoroughbreds at water. One ol ElIls < best works and one of the best Q I preserved. Canvas palntlngs are rolled up for storage. When hung agaln, the stretchlng process wlll ellmlnate most of the marks vlslhle In these Y V photographs. S KI'lll|ICl(}` .\lIllllllll\