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    Sale 5445

    The Arthur Ackermann and Peter Johnson Collection: A Connoisseur's Choice

    8 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    Michael Lyne (1912-1989)

    Bechers, Grand National 1969

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Michael Lyne (1912-1989)
    Bechers, Grand National 1969
    signed 'Michael/Lyne' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    40 x 50 in. (101.5 x 127 cm.)


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    Michael Lyne was born in Herefordshire and studied art at Cheltenham. His love of hunting was transferred to his painting from an early age and his free brushstrokes capture the liveliness and pure excitement that riding horses can bring.

    In 1969 the Grand National was won by Highland Wedding, who ran clear by 12 lengths.

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