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Lionel Edwards. (Steeplechase) London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1926. $325.00

"The Old Surrey & Barstow"

Lionel Edwards (1878-1966) was a British artist who specialized in painting British country life. He was an especially talented painter of horses and is best known for his hunting and racing scenes. He and his wife were enthusiastic fox hunters. 

Male and female riders are shown in the course of a steeplechase crossing a fence and a stream beyond. The woman rider is sidesaddle.

Pencil signed and titled in the margin.
Color offset lithograph.
In original molding with black glass mat. 
26 ½ x 21 ½ inches, overall.
Very good condition but laid down on board.
Series and framing matches another Lionel Edwards image in our inventory.