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The 14th Meadowbrook Hunt Cup
1927 - The Global Cary Collection is hereby presenting a superb, never~seen~before conte crayon on paper original artwork by the esteemed American master equine illustrator Paul Desmond Brown (1893~1958) depicting an extremely rare & coveted steeplechase subject: 'The 14th Meadowbrook 'Club' (Long Island) Hunt Cup' signed, titled & dated L.R.~ ca. 1927~ highlighting the famous timber jumpers of the day: including the classic winner 'Billy Barton' who was featured on the cover of 'Time Magazine' ca. Mar 18th, 1929~ (w/ cover gouache artwork also by Paul D. Brown) whence competing in 'The 1928 & '29 'English Grand National's as well as the jumpers: 'Gold Seal'/ 'Albatross'/ 'Musmile'/ & Bon Master'~ all in glorious 'owners' silks~ (3) approaching & (2) clearing a (7) bar fence hurdle image sz: (17 3/4" x 12 3/4") set in a period french mat~ Provenance: this unique lot is totally fresh~to~the~market as has been in the same Maryland equestrian sporting family for over 3/4 of a century~ deaccessioned thence by descent~ Since bespokely ensconced in billiard green overmat w/ lacquered birdseye maple frame~ overall sz: (25 3/4" x 20 3/4")~ Perfectly suited then for the country gentleman's sporting library~ Tally~ho & cheers indeed! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
Last Found On: 2014-10-02           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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