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Drawing Altrincham Fox Hunters Scent Hounds By Michael Lyne 1912-1989
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- Experience the thrill of the hunt with this one stunning work of art by Michael Lyne. His 1912-1989 Drawing Altrincham Fox Hunters Scent Hounds captures the spirit of the chase in incredible detail, perfect for inspiring risk-takers and daring adventurers!
- Subject hunting scene of a gentleman master of the hunt rider on horse, he is blowing his horn, surrounded by loyal scent hound dogs who are leading the scent trial to find the fox prey.
- Title "Altrincham Fox Hunters"
- In the Victorian style.
- Signed by the English listed artist Michael Lyne 1912-1989.
- Presented in original oak wood frame.
- Medium pencil with chalk highlights on paper with protective glass front cover.
- Artist biography Sporting artist and writer, full name Charles Edward Michael Lyne. He was born in Upton Bishop, Herefordshire, son of a country parson. Rejected the idea of becoming a vet or a farmer, instead studying for short time at Cheltenham School of Art.
- Initially he worked in watercolour and body colour, but between late 1940s and 1970s concentrated on oils, producing hunting subjects in rich colours, culminating in a notable series on the Grand National.
- Hunted his own pack of beagles, the United Cotswold, also with otter-hounds and with over 40 packs of foxhounds in England, Ireland and America.
- Wrote and illustrated a number of books, including Horse, Hounds and Country; A Parson’s Son; and From Litter to Later On. Lived near Fairford in Gloucestershire. Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company).
- Works like this rare become available for public sale.
- Hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display.
- Circa mid 20th century dated 1950.
- Artist resale rights apply to this artwork.
- Provenance purchased from a fine art auction label verso.
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- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition, minor creases and marks to the paper surface with minor knocks the wood frame commensurate with usage & age.
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