Lionel Edwards (1878 – 1966)

The Belvoir Hunt (1928)



31 x 51 cm

Signed and dated in plate lower left, and in pencil outside plate lower left.

A Lionel Edwards lithograph depicting the Belvoir – part of the artist’s ‘Hunting Countries’ series.

The Belvoir Hunt, sometimes known as the Duke of Rutland’s Hounds, dates from 1750 and became a foxhound pack in 1762. Since then, the kennels have been located at Belvoir Castle.

Lionel Edwards was a British artist who specialised in pictures of country life, particularly horses, and provided illustrations for Country Life. He is best known for his hunting scenes but also painted pictures of horse racing, shooting and fishing.

Condition: print good; original handsome period frame; small area of loss to top of frame.

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