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Portrait of Robert Bakewell Mounted on a Bay Cob
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Portrait of Robert Bakewell Mounted on a Bay Cob

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Portrait of Robert Bakewell Mounted on a Bay Cob
PCF Fine Art Collection

oil on canvas 68.8 x 88.4

Robert Bakewell (23 May 1725 - October 1795) was born in Dishley Grange near Loughborough. He pioneered revolutionary techniques in selective breeding which caused great improvements in livestock. He is seen as one of the key figures in the British Agricultural Revolution.
John Boultbee
LLR_LECC_L_F7_1967_0_0
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