Munnings, Alfred James

Britain, (1878-1959)

  • Alfred James Munnings - Pigs In A Wood, Cornwall
  • Pigs In A Wood, Cornwall

  • (c. 1912 – 1917), oil on canvas
  • 25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm.)
  • Castle House / Munnings Museum, Dedham, Essex

  • Alfred James Munnings - Farmyard with Pigs
  • Farmyard with Pigs

  • (ndg.), oil on canvas
  • 13 x 17.2 in. (33 x 43.5 cm.)
  • Private Collection

  • Alfred James Munnings - Pigs At New Market
  • Pigs At New Market

  • (ndg.), oil on board
  • 19.5 x 23.4 in. (49.5 x 59.5 cm.)
  • Private Collection

About the Artist

Sir Alfred James Munnings, British, (1878-1959). Munnings, along with George Stubbs, is regarded as one of the two great English masters of Sporting Art. Originally apprenticed to a firm of lithographers, he excelled as a lithographic draftsman while also studying painting in evening classes and later attending the Academie Julien in Paris.

Munnings is best known for his studies of horses, horse racing, fox hunting and the way of life in rural England.

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