Devon and Somerset Hounds, Dunkery Hill

Michael Lyne British, 1912 – 1989
Born in Upton Bishop, near Ross-on-Wye, and educated at Rossall School in Lancashire, Michael Lyne is considered one of the leading British sporting artists of the twentieth century. His career combined his passion for outdoor pursuits and artistic talent. He enrolled at Cheltenham College of Art in 1932 and held his first public exhibition in the town in 1934. By 1937 he had gathered commissions to paint local hunting scenes and soon after he held his first exhibition in London.

A passionate hunting man, Lyne was invited to the USA In 1949 by Frederick Warburg to paint several leading East Coast foxhound packs. He returned regularly to complete commissions, and also painted packs in Ireland and France.
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Medium : Oil on Canvas
Dimensions (unframed) : 24 x 30 inches / 60 x 75 cm
Signature : Signed lower left