Samuel Salkeld Knights
Cydnus by Quiz out of Persepolis c1840
Oil on canvas
32.5 x 42.3 cm
Inscribed with title on the reverse of the original stretcher
Cydnus by Quiz out of Persepolis was a chestnut colt owned and raced by Lord Stradbroke in 1824
Samuel Salkeld Knights was born in London in 1819. He was the son of Samuel Knights 1778-1857, a London print dealer and his wife, Harriet nee Salkeld.
This painting was done before the artist migrated to Australia in 1852