Reg Mombassa 'Business Horse Passing Water (Upper Hunter)'

Regular price $5,000.00

This devilish work is for the fun in all of us. Gritty, cheeky and playful, it stars a horse who could be centre of his own up-late comedy cartoon - if he isn’t too tired from the office that is. Revel in the ridiculous humour that is ‘Business Horse Passing Water (Upper Hunter)’ by musician, clothing designer and artist Reg Mombassa (a.k.a. Chris O'Doherty). In his instantly recognisable style, it certainly gives artistic merit to the phrase “piss like a racehorse”. An Antipodean icon, Mombassa is one of Australia's most collected, celebrated and recognised contemporary artists. From Patrick White to Elton John, Mombassa continues to be collected widely and worn on tees.

Reg MOMBASSA (1951 - )
'Business Horse Passing Water (Upper Hunter)'
Pastel on paper
Image Size: 54 x 40 cm
Signed: signed lower left corner 'C.O'D', titled below image 'Business Horse Passing Water (Upper Hunter), signed lower right corner 'Reg Mombassa'
Comes with Letter of Provenance
pastel on paper
Availability: in stock
Condition:Very Good: Describes a work of art’s image As New, but may show some small signs of surrounding wear. There are no tears to paper margin or disruption to paint surface. Image is in Fine condition.
© Reg Mombassa / Copyright Agency 2019

How can we help you today?

Art and conversation have always gone well together. So click on 'Contact Us', phone 0419 301 279 or email

Do you need this work of art framed?

At Angela Tandori Fine Art, we offer specialist advice for custom framing. Local clients are welcome to consult with us at our Hawthorn workshop. Alternatively, we also offer online consultation for clients who are busy, located outside of Melbourne or both. To find out more, please message us.

About You

At Angela Tandori Fine Art, we want to empower Confident Collectors. We know that starting an art collection can be daunting - markets fluctuate, trends waver and theories permeate. Our best advice? Start with art that speaks to you. Whether you're drawn to art for its audacity, power or narrative, discovering what you love is exciting. And to ease the process, we're here to help with advice, services and consultation. Start your own art collection today and tell your story.

About Us

Since 2001, Angela Tandori Fine Art has been connecting people across the world with art they love. With a focus on Modern and Contemporary collectable Australian art, we offer a platform where first-time, as well as established collectors can discover art with confidence. Always available online - we are professional so you can be passionate.

About Angela Tandori

Our director, Angela Tandori is a second generation art dealer who begun working in the industry in 1998. Armed with vast experience in auctioning, valuing, exhibiting and consulting in Australian art, Angela has honed her vision for the modern collector. She holds a certificate in Auction & Valuation practice and is a member of the Art Consulting Association of Australia and an associate member of the Auctioneers and Valuers Association of Australia. Plus, she’s an avid art collector herself!