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A Well-earned Rest

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A charming study of a hunt terrier reliving a long day’s exertions, endearingly observed enjoying the comfort of its chosen and rightful place. Painted in oils by Philip Eustace Stretton, well-known for his animal and sporting subjects, this masterful picture is dated 1922, a few years later than his career was previously believed to have ended. In what was possibly his last work, the artist perhaps saw a parallel between himself and the tired old hunt servant.

A fine quality print, faithfully reproducing the glorious colours of the original, available as a limited edition of 850 copies, each individually numbered.