A very charming near pair oil portraits of the same (?) grey Welsh pony.
Both signed by the same artist J C Mitchell 1877, one inscribed 16 years (presumably the artist’s age). One on canvas, the other on board.
Oil on canvas: the pony inside a barn, with a trap outside, and a plaque on the wall inscribed: First Prize Winner Of The Royal. Small historic patch canvas repair in wall area.
Oil on board: The pony in a paddock, no repairs.
Both in good original condition and in original but not identical frames.
Sight of both paintings is 15.5” x 11.5” 39 x 29cms
The frames measure: 18" x 13” and 18.75" x 14.5"