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'Horse and Rider № 4' by Sir Alfred James Munnings KCVO, PRA (1878-1959), one of England's finest painters, and an outspoken critic of Modernism. Engaged by Lord Beaverbrook's War Memorials Fund, he earned several prestigious commissions after the Great War. Munnings became best-known for his equine paintings; he often depicted horses involved in hunting and racing.

'Horse and Rider № 4' by Sir Alfred James Munnings KCVO, PRA (1878-1959), one of England's finest painters, and an outspoken critic of Modernism. Engaged by Lord Beaverbrook's War Memorials Fund, he earned several prestigious commissions after the Great War. Munnings became best-known for his equine paintings; he often depicted horses involved in hunting and racing.

Lady Margaret Fortescue (1923 - 2013) - A tiny, birdlike figure who invariably rode side-saddle, she went to the Midlands for fast hunting and perilous jumping (or “leaping”, of which “real” hunting people disapprove). She was also known as a “thruster” — a member of the field who rides close to the staff or hounds. “I know you are in a hurry to get to the front,” one Master told her, “but please don’t keep barging everyone in the gateway — and could you stop your horse kicking mine again?”

Lady Margaret Fortescue (1923 - 2013) - A tiny, birdlike figure who invariably rode side-saddle, she went to the Midlands for fast hunting and perilous jumping (or “leaping”, of which “real” hunting people disapprove). She was also known as a “thruster” — a member of the field who rides close to the staff or hounds. “I know you are in a hurry to get to the front,” one Master told her, “but please don’t keep barging everyone in the gateway — and could you stop your horse kicking mine again?”

"Tom and Luke Parsons on their Ponies, Champagne and Squirrel, Exmoor", by AJ Munnings

"Tom and Luke Parsons on their Ponies, Champagne and Squirrel, Exmoor", by AJ Munnings

classicalbritain: Woodperry House - Oxfordshire (via: find-me-traveling-everywhere) — FUCKITANDMOVETOBRITAIN

classicalbritain: Woodperry House - Oxfordshire (via: find-me-traveling-everywhere) — FUCKITANDMOVETOBRITAIN