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Snaffles (Charlie Johnson Payne) 1884-1967

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Born in 1884, Snaffles was one of the greatest sporting and military artists of his time. Charlie Johnson Payne was the fourth of a boot maker’s eight children and from his youth developed a passion for all things military. He tried to enlist in the army to fight in the Boer war, but was rejected… Read More

George Vernon Stokes

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George Vernon Stokes, RBA, RMS (1873-1954) Also referred to as ‘Vernon Stokes.’Sporting and animal painter, often of dogs, in oils, watercolour and pastel. Also an etcher and illustrator in particular of working dogs. Messrs Dickinson & Foster published many of his works from the late 1900’s. Born in London and educated privately. Exh. at the… Read More

Lionel Edwards, Dalhousie

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Lionel Dalhousie Robertson EdwardsBorn in Bristol in 1878, was one of the most popular illustrators of hunting and sporting subjects of the twentieth century. He grew up in North Wales following country pursuits rather than a formal education. Although originally destined for the army, a brief spell with the military proved that this was a… Read More

Cecil Aldin RBA., Charles Windsor

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CECIL CHARLES WINDSOR ALDIN RBA., Born 28th April 1870 – 6th January 1935 Showing promise as an artist from a very early age, Cecil Aldin studied in Kensington and the National Art Training school under Frank Calderon. He sold his first drawing in 1890 and was subsequently widely published as a magazine and book illustrator…. Read More

Rosa Bonheur

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Born in Bordeaux, France. Rosa Bonheur was a French Animaliere and Artist. As a painter she became famous for two paintings in particular. 1. Ploughing in the Nivernais. First exhibited in 1848 and now in the Musee d’Orsay in Paris. 2. The Horse Fair. Exhibited 1853 and finished in 1855. Now in The Metropolitan Museum… Read More

Malcolm Coward, HSEA

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Malcolm Coward H.S.E.A. is Internationally recognised as one of our leading Equestrian Artists today. Winner of numerous awards at the Society of Equestrian Artists in London, he is the only artist to win the coveted President’s medal three times. Artists are only allowed to win this award once every three years. He has also had… Read More

Daniel Crane

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Daniel was appointed Resident Artist to The Household Cavalry 2011/12. Since that time he has been commissioned to paint one of the most famous horses in the world. His talent would appear to be without boundaries. Definitely an artist to follow! One of the country’s leading sporting artists today, Daniel Crane was born in Norfolk… Read More