Horses and Hounds of the Genesee Sporting Art Exhibition Catalog

By: O'Dea, Joseph C.

Price: $18.00

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Book Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition in very handsome blue and white illustrated card covers featuring wrap around art from 'Weighing and Rubbing Down (circa1800), which shows a side yard at a horse race where grooms are preparing and cooling out their masters mounts with a wall of shoulder to shoulder people looking on in the background. Reminiscent of some sporting toile fabric or a flo blue plate design. No names tears or soil and only a negligible brush to upper and lower corner tips. 80 pp are well illustrated with b/w reproductions of the exhibit pieces which included framed art, bronze statues, sterling silver hunting horns and a pair of ladies sterling stirrups among other items. Adds a good bit of description and history of each item in the show. The assemblage of British and American brush artists includes: Henry Alken, the Brothers Berraud (William & Henry), Harrington Bird, Julia Colt, Abraham Cooper R.A., E. Craven, Oscar De Lall, J. Fitz Marshall, John Frederick Herring, J. Mc Auliffe, George Moreland, Sir Alfred Munnings, KCVO, PPRA, G. Muss-Arnolt, Richard C. Newton, Ellen Emmet Rand, George Stubbs R.A., Henry Stull, Dean Wolstenholme Sr., John Wooton, Rufus Fairchild Zogbaum provided the framed art, other artists responsible for the bronzes etc.

Title: Horses and Hounds of the Genesee Sporting Art Exhibition Catalog

Author Name: O'Dea, Joseph C.

Illustrator: Photographic Reproductions

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, Genesee Valley Council on the Arts: 1973

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Soft cover

Size: 16mo - over 5

Seller Id: 47177

Keywords: Art Exhibition Catalog, William Wadsworth MFH, Genesee Valley New York, Foxhunting, Fox Hunting, Sporting Art, Field Sports, Horse and Hounds, Foxhounds, Red Fox, Reynard, Works of Art, Equine Art.,