A Look At Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds

By: Collens, Rupert

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Stunning as new brown hardcover with bright gilt titles. Mint condition, unclipped color illust dj in new mylar has Cecil's dogs on front and rear. 112 pp. Oblong 8vo measuring 9 1/2" tall x 11 5/8" long x 3/4" thick. This absolutely gorgeous coffee table book that everyone will enjoy details the life's work of one of our very favorite artists. Profusely illustrated with b/w sketches, b/w photographs and color plates throughout. Chapter One: The First Thirty Years (1870 to 1900), Chapter Two: The Golden Years (1901 to 1914), Chapter Three: The World War (1914 to 1918), Chapter Four: Great Paintings and Great Books (1918 to 1935). Cecil Aldin became a household name known for his paintings in the late 1800's. He produced a diversity of dog portraits and sporting scenes for which he had a steady flow of admirers. Less well known are his posters, chalk drawings of inns, manor houses, and cathedrals, superb equestrian pastels and, pencil & wash sketches of the countryside. Born on 28th April 1870 in Slough, son of Charles Aldin, a builder, and his wife, Sarah. He was a wiry red-haired boy who started sketching by 6 years of age. His early drawings had a recurring theme of a rider being thrown from a horse, expressing his developing sense of humor.

Title: A Look At Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds

Author Name: Collens, Rupert

Illustrator: Aldin, Cecil

Categories: ART,

Edition: First Trade Edition

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1990

ISBN Number: 1872708005

ISBN Number 13: 9781872708003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 37739

Keywords: FOXHUNTING, FOXHOUNDS, FOX HUNTING, SLEEPING PARTNERS, CECIL ALDIN, CANINE ART, DOG PAINTINGS, TERRIERS, MICKY & CRACKER, SCOTTISH TERRIER, BULL ENGLISH BULLDOG, LOVERS, ART HISTORY,