CECIL ALDIN, THE SOUTH BERKS HUNT.

CECIL ALDIN, THE SOUTH BERKS HUNT.

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This framed and very colourful Cecil Aldin foxhunting photolithograph is called 'THE SOUTH BERKS HUNT' from the series Hunting Countries and published by Alfred Bell & Co., Ltd. 6, Bond Street, London, W.1. The margin has been signed in pencil by the artist with a hand drawn pastel remarque of a running fox. The main scene is of a hunt with the huntsman Isaac Sheffield in the lead, followed by Guy Hargreaves who succeeded Aldin as MFH. Aldin himself is seen jumping into the lane, on the lefthand side, in a black jacket. On the rear of the picture is a key naming all the hunts people and the dogs. Also on the rear is the paper trade label of Arthur Ackermann & Son Ltd., London.

Image size: 23 ½ inches wide by 12 ¾ inches high.

Cecil Aldin (1870 - 1935) was a prolific painter, not only did he paint the golfing scenes he also painted sensitive depictions of his dogs and scenes of hunting and racing. Aldin was the Master of the South Berkshire Hunt and was elected a member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1898.

Dimensions:

Height 56 cm / 22 332"
Width 82 cm / 32 516"
Year

1925

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