John Martin Tracy’s Painting – “Sensation” at Bonhams, Manhattan

John Martin Tracy (1843-1893) was likely the first prominent artist who depicted pointing dogs and scenes of upland bird hunting and field trials in American. One of his masterpieces – Haunt of the woodcock: Sensation and Bang Bang is now the highlight at the annual Dogs in Show & Field Sale which will take place at Bonhams Madison Avenue galleries, on 12th February 2014.

Pointer painting to cause a 'Sensation' in Bonhams Manhattan

The painting from 1886, estimated to fetch $100,000-$150,000, depicts two of the most famous Pointers in American breeding history – Sensation and Bang Bang. This depiction of Sensation ‘in point’ has been the basis of the logo of the Westminster Kennel Club of Manhattan from 1877 to the present day.

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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