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  • He insists that his pen is mightier than his sword,

    £200 Stock code: AD1562 9
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    He insists that his pen is mightier than his sword,

    Framed chromolithograph by Spy (Sir Leslie Ward) picturing Mr Egerton Castle MA FRSA, author, antiquarian and swordsman. He was an early practitioner of reconstrucred historical fencing he went on to be apponted British fencing and sabre captain in two Olympic Games. A keen collector of bookplates, he also published several novels, often in partnership with his wife Agnes Sweetman Castle, a number of which were turned into early motion pictures.
    Dimensions: 45cm (17¾") High, 31cm (12¼") Wide, 2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: AD1562 9
    £200
  • A hard rider,

    £190 Stock code: AD1562 13
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    A hard rider,

    Framed Chromolithograph by SPY (Sir Leslie Ward) picturing 'Captain' David Longfield Beatty, infamous soldier and amateur sportsman of the late Victorian period. An Anglo-Irish horse dealer and trainer from County Wexford, Captain Beatty was considered a violent and unpleasant bully. After cuckolding a brother Officer in the 4th Hussars he was dismissed from his regiment although he continued to be referred to as 'Captain' - a rank he had never achieved and held only in an honorary capacity. His natural son, David Richard Beatty went on to become Admiral of the Fleet and the 1st Earl Beatty, Viscount Borodale and Baron Beatty of the North Sea and Brooksby sometimes described as 'Britain's last naval hero'.
    Dimensions: 45cm (17¾") High, 31cm (12¼") Wide, 2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: AD1562 13
    £190
  • The Record Revolver Shot,

    £190 Stock code: AD1562 8
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    The Record Revolver Shot,

    A framed chromolithograph by SPY (Sir Leslie Ward) picturing Mr Walter Winans, American marksman, hunter, horsebreeder, sculptor and painter. A twice Olympic shooting gold medalist, he also won the gold medal for sculpture at the Stockholm Arts Competition in 1912 for his equestrian bronze 'An American Trotter'.  
    Dimensions: 45cm (17¾") High, 31cm (12¼") Wide, 2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: AD1562 8
    £190

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  • Portraits Part I by Constantin Guys, Verve Vol 2 / No. 5-6.

    £500 Stock code: P01275 D
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    Portraits Part I by Constantin Guys, Verve Vol 2 / No. 5-6.

    The Verve Review was a purposefully luxurious. It ran from 1937 to 1960, but with only 38 editions available, due to the high degree of design and editorial work dedicated to each issue. Each edition contained unique lithographic prints, commissioned by the editor, and each cover a double-page lithograph elaborated by one of the artists contained within. It was the brainchild of its editor Stratis Eleftheriades, a Greek National who moved to Paris in the early thirties to take part in the growing Modernist movement, writing under the name of Teriade.
    Dimensions: 51cm (20") High, 40cm (15¾") Wide, 2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: P01275 D
    £500
  • Head of a Girl by George Rouault, Verve Vol 2 / No. 5-6.

    £800 Stock code: P01275 C
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    Head of a Girl by George Rouault, Verve Vol 2 / No. 5-6.

    The Verve Review was a purposefully luxurious. It ran from 1937 to 1960, but with only 38 editions available, due to the high degree of design and editorial work dedicated to each issue. Each edition contained unique lithographic prints, commissioned by the editor, and each cover a double-page lithograph elaborated by one of the artists contained within. It was the brainchild of its editor Stratis Eleftheriades, a Greek National who moved to Paris in the early thirties to take part in the growing Modernist movement, writing under the name of Teriade.
    Dimensions: 51cm (20") High, 40cm (15¾") Wide, 2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: P01275 C
    £800
  • The Dance, by Henri Matisse, Jan – March 1939 / No. 4.

    £1,200 Stock code: P01273 G
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    The Dance, by Henri Matisse, Jan – March 1939 / No. 4.

    The Verve Review was a purposefully luxurious. It ran from 1937 to 1960, but with only 38 editions available, due to the high degree of design and editorial work dedicated to each issue. Each edition contained unique lithographic prints, commissioned by the editor, and each cover a double-page lithograph elaborated by one of the artists contained within. It was the brainchild of its editor Stratis Eleftheriades, a Greek National who moved to Paris in the early thirties to take part in the growing Modernist movement, writing under the name of Teriade.
    Dimensions: 50cm (19¾") High, 67cm (26½") Wide, 2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: P01273 G
    £1,200
  • Portrait by Andre Derain, Verve Vol 2 / No. 5-6.

    £800 Stock code: P01275 G
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    Portrait by Andre Derain, Verve Vol 2 / No. 5-6.

    The Verve Review was a purposefully luxurious. It ran from 1937 to 1960, but with only 38 editions available, due to the high degree of design and editorial work dedicated to each issue. Each edition contained unique lithographic prints, commissioned by the editor, and each cover a double-page lithograph elaborated by one of the artists contained within. It was the brainchild of its editor Stratis Eleftheriades, a Greek National who moved to Paris in the early thirties to take part in the growing Modernist movement, writing under the name of Teriade.
    Dimensions: 51cm (20") High, 40cm (15¾") Wide, 2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: P01275 G
    £800