Cecil Aldin, A Hunting We Will Go.
A good single chromolithograph from a set of 12 Nursery friezes developed from designs which Aldin had painted on the walls of his children's nursery. This is called ‘A Hunting We Will Go’ and shows a dog chasing a cockerel with a dark green background. Framed in an old black frame and published by Lawrence and Jellicoe.
The set comprises of ‘A Hunting We Will Go’, ‘Follow My Leader’, ‘Leap Frog’, ‘Gobble Gobble’, ‘Hunt the Slipper’, ‘Boys and Girls Come Out to Play’, ‘A Sporting Tandem’, ‘Dinner Time’, ‘You Lucky Dog’, ‘Mother Hen’, ‘Mother Duck’ and ‘The Order of the Bath’.
Image size: 27 ½ inches wide by 10 ¼ inches high.
Cecil Aldin (1870 - 1935) was a prolific painter, not only did he paint his dogs, the Inns and some golfing scenes. He was famous for his wonderful scenes of hunting and racing. Aldin was the Master of the South Berkshire Hunt and was elected a member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1898.
72.5 cm wide x 29 cm high
28½" wide x 11¼" high