This picture was stolen from a stall at the Badminton Horse Trials.

It is an original watercolour valued at £12,500.

The picture, titled “The ‘Osses loves the ‘Ounds but I loves Both” is by the artist Snaffles and dates from around 1935.

The eight by 10 inch hunting scene in ink and watercolour is in a black frame. It shows a horse and rider surrounded by hounds and has a handwritten caption.

Police are keen to speak to a man who was seen examining the painting earlier in the day. He was described as white, aged about 40, about 5ft 10ins tall and with short brown hair.

Additional Info

Police Incident Number26/04/2011
Police ForceAvon & Somerset Constabulary 0845 456 7000