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SA223592

'suffolk Horses' Large English School Oil, Circle Of Alfred Munnings C1910

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£2,450 | $3,262 USD | €2,776 EUR
Item Number: SA223592
Date of manufacture: 1910
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Barton House Antiques
This antique has been viewed 20 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

A fine large English School oil, circle of Sir Alfred Munnings (1878-1959). 'Suffolk Horses' with their Ploughman and his Dog resting in an open Landscape circa 1910.
oil on canvas 39" x 48" / 100cmx122cm
original antique giltwood frame 49"x58" / 125cmx 147cm.
Large flat panaramic landscape depicting three fine Suffolk/ plough horses. The ploughman also rests by pollarded oak trees with his dog.
Canvas lined (on the original stretcher) last thirty years. Good clean stable condition to the paint surface having minor surface craquelure.
Fine Norwich School piece circle of Sir Alfred James Munnings (1878-1959).
Ready to hang.
Unsigned.
Viewing welcome.
Higher resolution images available on request.
Worldwide shipping arrangeable.
Sir Alfred James Munnings KCVO, PRA (8 October 1878 17 July 1959) was known as one of England's finest painters of horses.
Alfred Munnings was born 8 October 1878 at Mendham, Suffolk across the River Waveney from Harleston in Norfolk. His father ran Mendham water-mill on the river. At fourteen he was apprenticed to a Norwich printer, designing and drawing advertising posters for the next six years, attending the Norwich School of Art in his spare time. When his apprenticeship ended, he became a full time painter. The loss of sight in his right eye in an accident in 1898 did not deflect his determination to paint, and in 1899 two of his pictures were shown at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.[1] He painted rural scenes, frequently of subjects such as Gypsies[2] and horses. He was associated with the Newlyn School of painters. Munnings career would be associated with equine painting. He used his art to depict horses involving in hunting and racing.



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1910.


Dimensions

Height = 125 cm (49.2")
Width = 147 cm (57.9")
Depth = 10 cm (3.9")


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Barton House Antiques
Catherine Hill
Frome
Somerset
BA11 1BZ
United Kingdom
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