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NATIONAL SPORTING LIBRARY & MUSEUM Preserving, promoting, and sharing the literature, art, and culture of equestrian, angling, and field sports

2017 ANNUAL AUCTION May 1, 2017 – July 7, 2017

Lot I: Beach Stone-Curlew (detail). By Robin Hill, , 1964. Watercolor painting, 24 x 32 inches, framed. page 12


Board of Directors Officers Manuel H. Johnson Chairman Jacqueline B. Mars Vice Chairman Claire Reid Treasurer Cathy M. Brentzel Secretary Directors Helen K. Groves James I. Harrison, III Lawrence E. Kurzius Clarke Ohrstrom Jacqueline L. Ohrstrom Gayden Parker Robin C. Parsky Lorian Peralta-Ramos F. Turner Reuter, Jr.

Mimi Abel Smith Hector Alcalde Joseph E. Aulisi Bradley J. Bondi Frank A. Bonsal, Jr. B. Tim Brookshire Donald G. Calder Natalie M. Epstein Timothy J. Greenan

Honorary Director Juliana E. May Advisory Directors Dorothy Lee Pierre Manigault Catherine Murdock 1


The Vine Hill Society The Vine Hill Society is a community of NSLM members who serve the mission of the institution by fostering excellence in acquisition, conservation, and preservation of the Library collections. Membership in the Vine Hill Society is a benefit of Guardian and Circle Level membership. Members of the Society enjoy special recognition for their efforts to promote excellence in the Library collection. All members are listed as of March 1, 2017. Leadership Circle Mrs. Frances Massey Dulaney Benefactor Circle Mrs. William Abel Smith Mr. and Mrs. Hector Alcalde Amb. and Mrs. Thomas H. Anderson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Aulisi Mr. and Mrs. Bradley J. Bondi Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Bonsal, Jr. Ms. Cathy M. Brentzel Mr. and Mrs. B. Tim Brookshire Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. Calder Mr. and Mrs. Guy O. Dove Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Epstein Mrs. Helen K. Groves Mr. and Mrs. James I. Harrison III Ms. Wilhelmina Cole Holladay Dr. and Mrs. Manuel H. Johnson Mr. Paul Tudor Jones Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kurzius Mrs. Jacqueline B. Mars Mrs. George L. Ohrstrom, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Ohrstrom Mr. and Mrs. Gayden Parker Mrs. Lorian Peralta-Ramos Ms. Claire Reid Mr. and Mrs. F. Turner Reuter, Jr. Conservator Circle Ms. Katrina Becker Mr. and Mrs. Zohar Ben-Dov Mr. and Mrs. Greg Fazakerley Mrs. Hermen Greenberg Mr. Hurst K. Groves and Ms. Barbara A. Sharp Mr. and Mrs. Sydney D. Hall Mr. and Mrs. Mike Massie Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mullan

Ms. Jean Perin Ms. Nicole H. Perry and Mr. Andrew T.C. Stifler Mr. William G. Prime Mrs. Felicia Warburg Rogan Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Schmidt Mr. and Mrs. William W. Stahl, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Oakleigh Thorne Ms. Viviane M. Warren Patron Circle Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Brennan Mr. and Mrs. Childs F. Burden Ms. Lisa Campbell Hugh Chisholm and Daisy Prince Mr. and Mrs. P. Hamilton Clark III Ms. Susan Clarke Mr. and Mrs. John Kent Cooke Mr. and Mrs. William G. Fendley III Mrs. Dielle Fleischmann Mr. and Mrs. David B. Ford Ms. Anjela Guarriello Mr. Albert B. Head Mr. Anthony J. Horan and Ms. Susan Trotter Mr. and Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin III Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Jeffries Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Kemmerer Mr. and Mrs. Joel A. Kobert Mr. and Mrs. Climis Lascaris Mr. Bryce M. Lingo Mrs. Alexander Mackay-Smith Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Matheson Juliana and Richard May Mrs. Gwynne G. McDevitt Mr. and Mrs. James P. Mills, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Morency Ms. Mary C. Morgan and Mr. Michael Neish 2

Mrs. Roberta W. Odell Robin Parsky The Hon. Trevor Potter and Mr. Dana Scott Westring Mr. and Mrs. Frederick H. Prince Dr. and Mrs. Jerold J. Principato Mr. and Mrs. David Roux Mr. and Mrs. S. Bruce Smart, Jr. Mrs. Robert H. Smith Mr. and Mrs. John Sodolski Mr. T. Garrick Steele Mrs. Virginia Guest Valentine Ms. Laura W. Van Roijen Mrs. C. Langhorne Washburn Mr. John P. White Hedda Windisch von Goeben Guardian Level Ms. Anne H. Adams Mr. and Mrs. J. Bradley Davis Mr. and Mrs. James G. Davis, Jr. Alanna Dwoskin Ms. Anne Engen Mr. and Mrs. Paul Doug Fout Mary Ann Ghadban Mrs. Penny Hallman Mr. Bruce Harrison Mr. James L. Hatcher, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Mackall, Jr. Mrs. Linda D. Newton Mr. and Mrs. Chips Page Ms. Michele Powers Mrs. Grace Ritzenberg Dr. and Mrs. William Russell Mr. William C. Steinkraus Ms. Martha A. Wolfe and Mr. William Shabb Mr. and Mrs. C. Martin Wood III Mr. and Mrs. Rene R. Woolcott


Auction Rules 1. The National Sporting Library & Museum Annual Auction is a benefit to NSLM Members at all levels. All bidders must hold an active NSLM Membership to bid. 2. Bids may be submitted by e-mail to JConnolly@NationalSporting.org or by mail using the bid sheet at the back of this catalog. When corresponding, please list the lots for which bids are being submitted, as well as maximum bid amount. We will make every effort to notify bidders if their maximum bid is exceeded. In case of multiple bids of the same amount, the bid received earliest will be recognized as the high bid. Telephone bids will not be accepted. 3. Bidding will begin at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 1 and will end at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 7. Only bids recieved by the ending date will be recognized; postmarks will not govern. 4. Lots will be listed with a Minimum Bid. Bids must be made in whole dollar amounts over the minimum amount. 5. Lots will be listed with a Direct Purchase price. Bids at the Direct Purchase price will preclude bidding on the lot in question. In case of multiple Direct Purchase bids on the same lot, the bid received earliest will be recognized as the winning bid. 6. All lots will be available for viewing at NSLM on Saturday, June 17, 2017. 7. Winners will be contacted following the end of the auction. Shipping for all won lots will be calculated separately from the bid amount. 8. All books are used, and are listed with brief condition information. All works of art are already matted and framed, and listed size is measured with frame included. Purchases may be returned within seven days of receipt if the buyer is not satisfied. 9. Senior NSLM Staff members and their immediate family members may not bid in the Annual Auction. 10. Although donations to NSLM are tax deductible, Annual Auction purchases are not. 11. All proceeds from the Annual Auction will benefit the NSLM’s Library Fund to support the continued maintenance of Library Collections. Questions? Contact John Connolly, the George L. Ohrstrom, Jr. Librarian at 540-687-6542 ext. 18 or JConnolly@NationalSporting.org

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Introduction The National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM) continues to grow and develop as we preserve, promote, and share the literature, art, and culture of equestrian, angling, and field sports. In 2017, many large projects are coming to fruition in the Library, all of which will increase ease of access to our 27,000 volumes and 75 archival collections. This year, our Annual Auction is a critical fundraiser to continue our work as our audience and collections continue to grow. A major storage expansion has been completed this year, increasing the Library’s capacity by 12,000 volumes. This will alleviate overcrowding on our shelves. New wayfinding signage is being designed to make easy, legible access to our collections a reality. Further, NSLM continues working on making digital collections available online for researchers around the world. These projects are increasing efficiency for a collection that is seeing unprecedented demand for access from the sporting and research communities. In 2016, NSLM lent 114 books to other libraries through the interlibrary loan system. During that same period, NSLM’s librarians answered 454 requests for reference or research assitance, and the Library welcomed 2,381 visitors to use the collection. A constant theme for NSLM has been continued growth of donated materials. Last year, NSLM received over 20,000 books through donation, and we have shifted our Annual Auction to May and June to help find new homes for these collectible sporting duplicates. The Annual Auction will also be augmented with a Big Book Sale on June 17, and duplicates are also for sale online (from the NSLM website, click on “Support,” then “Book Sale”). Thank you for your continued support of NSLM and its collections. With your support, we continue to grow and develop new ways to serve the sporting community. Your participation in our Annual Auction helps us maintain resources that have been enjoyed by thousands of researchers and visitors to the Library each year.

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Lot 1 - British Sports: Polo & Coaching

Lot 2 - British Sports: Hunting

Lot 3 - Polo at Home and Abroad

Limited edition no. 611 of 1000, numerous illustrations. Condition: Fine. Tight binding with slight shelf wear.

Limited edition no. 777 of 1000, numerous illustrations. Condition: Good. Tight binding, heavy wear on edges and hinges.

Limited edition no. 126 of 150. Condition: Very Good. Tight binding with slight rubbing on covers.

Minimum Bid: $200 Direct Purchase: $450

Minimum Bid: $85 Direct Purchase: $160

Minimum Bid: $200 Direct Purchase: $500

Lot 4 - Racing at Home and Abroad, v. II: British Racing

Lot 5 - Fishing at Home and Abroad

Lot 6 - Hunting: The Gentleman’s Recreation

Limited edition no. 604 of 700. Condition: Very Good. Shelf wear on the edges and hinges, small rips at top and bottom of spine.

Limited edition no. 38 of 750. Original binding. Condition: Fine. Tight binding, slight foxing on early pages.

Limited edition no. 527 of 650, preface by E. D. Cuming. Condition: Good. Corners bumped, slight foxing on early pages.

Minimum Bid: $150 Direct Purchase: $450

Minimum Bid: $250 Direct Purchase: $500

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Lot 7 - Polo Tales and Other Tales 1921-1971 (2 vols.)

Lot 8 - A Dozen Dogs or So

Lot 9 - The Highway and Its Vehicles

Soft cover. Volume 1 inscribed by author. Condition: Fine. Tight binding, Crisp, clean text block.

Cloth bound brown hard cover with beveled edges. Many illustrations. Condition: Very Good. Light shelf wear on all edges and spine.

Limited edition no. 202 of 1250. Top edge gilt, endpaper illustration. Condition: Good. Shelf wear on the edges and spine, bumped corners.

Minimum Bid: $90 Direct Purchase: $175

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

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Lot 10 - Story of The Deep Run Hunt Club

Lot 11 - The Romance of the Road

Lot 12 - Old English Sporting Books

Limited edition no. 548 of 750, signed by author. Condition: Fine. Tight binding, very little wear.

Color frontispiece, many illustrations and maps. Condition: Good. Heavy shelf wear on edges, bumped corners.

Limited edition no. 155 of 1500. Condition: Good. Some shelf wear on edges, corners bumped, some fading on covers.

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Lot 13 - The Quorn Hunt and Its Masters

Lot 14 - Hunting Countries

Lot 15 - Clothes and the Horse

Red cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration, top edge gilt. Condition: Good. Bumped corners, cracked interior hinge.

Red cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration. Condition: Good. Tight binding, slight wear and discoloration.

Hardbound with original pictorial dust-jacket. Condition: Good. Slight shelf wear, slight cracking of back hinge.

Minimum Bid: $80 Direct Purchase: $140

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Minimum Bid: $110 Direct Purchase: $180

Lot 16 - Hunting Reminiscences

Lot 17 - The Life of a Sportsman

Lot 18 - Myopia Races and Riders 1879-1930

Gilt lettering and embossed decorations. Condition: Fair. Binding loose, edges worn, bumped and fraying.

Green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration. Condition: Good. Tight binding, shelf wear on edges.

Red hardcover with yellow spine, leather decoration with gilt text Condition: Good. Bright interior, heavy wear along cover edges.

Minimum Bid: $45 Direct Purchase: $100

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Minimum Bid: $250 Direct Purchase: $500

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Lot 19 - The South Devon Hunt

Lot 20 - Hunting Dogs & Portraits of Dogs (2 vols.)

Lot 21 - Hounds of the World

Red cloth binding, gilt lettering on the spine. Condition: Very Good. Shelf wear on cover, bumped corners.

12 tipped-in plates of drypoint etchings. Condition Good: Worn cloth covers, bumped corners, interiors clean.

Green cloth binding, glit lettering on the spine. Condition: Very Good. Some wear on the top of the spine.

Minimum Bid: $120 Direct Purchase: $225

Minimum Bid: $95 Direct Purchase: $180

Minimum Bid: $140 Direct Purchase: $230

Lot 22 - Fox-Hound, Forest, and Prairie

Lot 23 - The Noble Science (2 vols.)

Lot 24 - Foxhunting in England, Ireland, America

Red cloth pictorial binding. Condition: Good. Cloth binding is rubbed along all edges. Interior hinges cracked.

Green cloth binding with gilt lettering pictorial decoration Condition: Very Good. Volumes show shelf wear.

Red leather binding with gilt lettering. Condition: Fine. Missing dust jacket.

Minimum Bid: $45 Direct Purchase: $90

Minimum Bid: $95 Direct Purchase: $180

Minimum Bid: $350 Direct Purchase: $500

Lot 25 - Horse Laughter

Lot 26 - The Golden Days of Foxhunting

Lot 27 - Racing Reminiscences (2 vols.)

Hardback with original dust jacket. Condition: Very Good. Tight binding, discolored endpapers. Small tear in jacket.

Limited edition no. 174 of 500. Red hardcover with decoration, in slipcase. Condition: Fine. Slipcase is worn.

Second edition, red cloth binding with gilt lettering. Condition: Fair. Bindings loose with cracked hinges and shelf wear.

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Minimum Bid: $280 Direct Purchase: $415

Minimum Bid: $55 Direct Purchase: $80

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Lot 28 - Thoroughbred Types 1900-1925

Lot 29 - Driving for Pleasure

Lot 30 - Eclipse & O’Kelly

Limited edition no. 51 of 75. Signed by Walter S. Vosburgh. Condition: Very Good. Original binding with reinforced spine.

Brown leather binding. Condition: Fair. Both hinges cracked with some loose pages and wear.

Limited edition no. 30 of 100, Original buckram binding. Condition: Very Good. Corners bumped, interior hinges cracked.

Minimum Bid: $125 Direct Purchase: $225

Minimum Bid: $120 Direct Purchase: $225

Minimum Bid: $120 Direct Purchase: $225

Lot 31 - My Scottish Sketch Book

Lot 32 - The Derrydale Prints

Lot 33 - ‘Osses and Obstacles

Grey cloth binding, grey linen patterned dust jacket. Condition: Very Good. Dust jacket shows wear on the edges.

Deluxe limited edition no. 16 of 300, signed by the author. Condition: Fine. Slipcase has minor rubbing.

Cloth binding with dust jacket. Condition: Good. Dust jacket poor. The cover stained, but no damage to interior.

Minimum Bid: $65 Direct Purchase: $120

Minimum Bid: $120 Direct Purchase: $250

Minimum Bid: $35 Direct Purchase: $75

Lot 34 - The Maltese Cat: A Polo Game of the ‘Nineties

Lot 35 - Horse Breeding in Theory and Practice

Lot 36 - Sporting Scenes and Country Characters

Red cloth binding. with jacket. Condition: Fine. Tight binding with little wear. Interior is bright and clean. Dust jacket worn.

Red cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration, beveled edges. Condition: Very Good. Some wear on edges and spine is faded.

Hard cover with decorative paper, slipcase included. Condition: Good. Bumps on corners, slipcase in good condition.

Minimum Bid: $80 Direct Purchase: $175

Minimum Bid: $80 Direct Purchase: $175

Minimum Bid: $225 Direct Purchase: $480

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Lot 37 - Frank Forester’s Field Sports (2 vols.)

Lot 38 - Hunting Sketches

Lot 39 - The Encyclopaedia of Sport (2 vols.)

Black and white illustrations. Condition: Good. The spines of both volumes show moderate wear at the top and bottom.

By Anthony Trollope, illustrated by Robert Ball. Condition: Very good. Marbled cloth cover, decorative endpapers.

Edited by The Earl of Suffolk. Condition: Bindings on both volumes are fair. Cracked hinges, heavy shelf wear, and scuffing.

Minimum Bid: $110 Direct Purchase: $180

Minimum Bid: $20 Direct Purchase: $50

Minimum Bid: $110 Direct Purchase: $280

Lot 40 - Prestige du Cheval

Lot 41 - The Great Breeders and Their Methods

Lot 42 - An Artist’s Models

Limited edition no. 1634 of 3000. In original collector’s clamshell box. Condition: Book is in fine condition. Cloth binding is tight.

Second printing issued 1984, numerous b&w illustrations. Condition: Very Fine. Tight binding with little wear.

Dark blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. Condition: Very good. Clean interior, spine chipped at ends.

Minimum Bid: $90 Direct Purchase: $175

Minimum Bid: $75 Direct Purchase: $140

Minimum Bid: $70 Direct Purchase: $120

Lot 43 - The Coaching Age

Lot 44 - Angling Sketches

Lot 45 - Full Tilt

Blue cloth binding, gilt spine title. Condition: Very Good. Tight binding, some wear on edges, corners bumped.

Dark green cloth over beveled boards, gilt decorations. Condition: Very Good. Tight binding, some wear to edges.

Limited edition no. 220 of 950. Blue cloth binding with gilt decoration. Condition: Fine. Wear along edges and top and bottom of spine.

Minimum Bid: $80 Direct Purchase: $175

Minimum Bid: $45 Direct Purchase: $90

Minimum Bid: $80 Direct Purchase: $140

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Lot 46 - The Sporting Repository

Lot 47 - Old English Sporting Prints

Lot 48 - The Foxes

Limited edition of 500. Red leather binding with raised bands. Condition: Fine. Tight binding with light wear on edges.

Limited edition no. 1476 of 1500. Condition: Very Good. Clean interior. Cover has moderate rubbing and faded spine.

Tan cloth binding with silver lettering and decoration. Condition: Fine. Tight binding, light wear overall.

Minimum Bid: $450 Direct Purchase: $650

Minimum Bid: $70 Direct Purchase: $110

Minimum Bid: $110 Direct Purchase: $180

Lot 49 - Thoughts Upon Hare & Fox Hunting

Lot 50 - The Reminiscences of Frank Gillard

Lot A - ‘Tis the Pace That Kills (No. 1 of 4)

Reprinted from illustrated edition of 1796. Condition: Very Good. Tight binding, cover rubbed, spine faded.

Red cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration. Condition: Fair. Heavy wear on boards, hinges cracking.

One of four prints, “Moving Accidents by Flood and Field.” Engravings by N. Fielding after Francis Calcraft Turner. c. 1911, 17 ½ x 20 inches framed.

Minimum Bid: $25 Direct Purchase: $65

Minimum Bid: $55 Direct Purchase: $85

Lot B - A Case of Pound (No. 2 0f 4)

Lot C - Aground (No. 3 of 4)

Lot D - Afloat (No. 4 of 4)

One of four prints, “Moving Accidents by Flood and Field.” Engravings by N. Fielding after Francis Calcraft Turner. c. 1911, 17 ½ x 20 inches framed.

One of four prints, “Moving Accidents by Flood and Field.” Engravings by N. Fielding after Francis Calcraft Turner. c. 1911, 17 ½ x 20 inches framed.

One of four prints, “Moving Accidents by Flood and Field.” Engravings by N. Fielding after Francis Calcraft Turner. c. 1911, 17 ½ x 20 inches framed.

Minimum Bid: $75 Direct Purchase: $150

Minimum Bid: $75 Direct Purchase: $150 10

Minimum Bid: $75 Direct Purchase: $150

Minimum Bid: $75 Direct Purchase: $150


Lot E - Hurry! By Frank Benson, 1915. Rare drypoint etching, one of 50 produced. 10 ½ x 9 ½ inches, framed and matted. Benson (1862-1951) is credited as the founder of the school of the American sporting print and one of the most accomplished artists to work within that genre.

Minimum Bid: $600 Direct Purchase: $850 Lot F - Resting Place By Frank Benson, 1921. Drypoint etching, 10 ½ x 12 inches, framed and matted. Benson’s drypoint etchings received rave reviews during his lifetime, with some being so vibrant that admirers swore he was working in color. This piece served as the frontispiece for Print Connoisseur in 1922.

Minimum Bid: $650 Direct Purchase: $950 Lot G - Grouse on a Pine Bough By Frank Benson, 1920. Drypoint etching, 8 ¾ x 9 ¾ inches, framed and matted. This tiny etching (within the frame, the original is approximately four inches by two inches) displays Benson’s mastery of the medium, as tiny individual pine needles are meticulously recorded.

Minimum Bid: $600 Direct Purchase: $850 11


Lot H - Everglade Kites By Robin Hill, 1971. Lithograph, 29 x 35 ½ inches, matted and framed. Signed by the artist. Number 73 of 350. Robin Hill (b. 1932) was born in Australia before his family moved to England. He trained in art at Wimbledon School of Art, the National Gallery of Art School, and the Royal Melbourne College. Hill’s love of nature and passion for the outdoors is reflected in his meticulous attention to detail in his portrayal of wildfowl. He continues to paint from his studio in Washington, D.C.

Minimum Bid: $300 Direct Purchase: $550

Lot I - Beach Stone-Curlew By Robin Hill, 1964. Watercolor painting, 24 x 32 inches, framed. Hill’s early works began with watercolor paintings of birds, drawing on childhood experiences outdoors that honed his powers of observation. Hill left academia partway through his studies to explore the Australian wilderness for three years before returning to finish his degree in art and design. He continuously developed his art, eventually leading to successful exhibitions of his paintings in Melbourne, New York, Sydney, London, and Washington, D.C. Hill relocated to the United States in 1971.

Minimum Bid: $5,000 Direct Purchase: $7,500 12


Lot J - Upland Gunning and Woodcock This Lot includes two items: a signed, deluxe edition copy of Upland Gunning by William Schaldach (1946, no. 108 of 150 copies sold), and a beautiful original watercolor by Schaldach of a woodcock, used to illustrate the book. These items were donated to our Annual Auction as a set, and are a beautiful combination for the sporting collector. The signed copy is in excellent condition, and comes with a clamshell slipcase custom-built for this book. The book contains many illustrations by Schaldach, including color plates and printed etchings. The watercolor painting of a woodcock comes framed and matted, and measures 25 x 30 inches in frame.

Minimum Bid: $7,000 Direct Purchase: $10,000

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CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS Andre Pater: In A Sporting Light On view through August 13, 2017 “Go beyond the mere image, and the painting becomes a ‘matter of light,’” notes sporting art authority Lorian Peralta-Ramos of contemporary sporting artist Andre Pater’s work. Peralta-Ramos who is a National Sporting Library & Museum Board Member lent her expertise as guest curator for the upcoming exhibition, Andre Pater: In a Sporting Light, working with the artist to identify over forty-five works from private collections across the country. The bold and vibrant compositions of Pater are often compared to those of the great 20th Century British sporting artist Sir Alfred Munnings. Pater’s refinement in pastels in addition to the classic medium of oil solidifies his rightful place as a formidable artist in the 21st century. The retrospective exhibition and accompanying catalog present an in-depth analysis of Pater’s mastery of the use of light and insightful understanding of animal anatomy, behavior, and motion.

Andre Pater (Polish-American, b. 1953) Demonstrative, 2014, oil on canvas, 28 x 22 inches Private Collection © Andre Pater

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art On view September 9, 2017 through January 14, 2018 Organized by the National Sporting Library & Museum and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Attributed to the Swing Painter (Greek, Attic) Black-figured Amphora, c. 540-535 BCE terracotta, 19 ⅜ inches high Private Collection

HOURS OF OPERATION Wednesday - Sunday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The NSLM is closed on federal holidays. Library: Free to the public

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art exhibition features Greek vases and sculpture from the 8th through the 4th centuries BCE drawn from a private collection, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and other museum collections. The exhibition and accompanying publication explore the significance of the horse in ancient Greek culture, the superb horsemanship skills of the ancient Greeks, and imagery of the horse in ancient myth, war, sport, and competition. From some of the earliest examples of the horse in Greek art, to stunning examples of black and red-figured vases, the objects on view illustrate ancient equestrian life.

MUSEUM ADMISSION NSLM Members: Free Adults: $10 Seniors (65 & older): $8 Youth (13-18): $8 Children (12 & under): Free The Museum is free on Wednesdays and on the last Sunday of each month.

LOCATION 102 The Plains Road Middleburg, VA 20117 MAIL TO: PO BOX 1335 Middleburg, VA, 20118-1335 T: 540-687-6542 | F: 540-446-0071 NationalSporting.org


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2017 Annual Auction Catalog  

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