Mr. Clem Hill.
Spottiswode & Co. Ltd. Lith. London.
Chromolithograph. 255 x 380mm. Laid on board, minor knicks in outer edges
Clement Hill [1877-1945] along with his near contemporary Victor Trumper, Clem Hill was the mainstay of the Australian batting line-up in the so-called 'golden age' of cricket. Hill was a fixture in the Australian Test team from 1896 to 1912, and was captain in his last two series. ACT:Born in Leytonstone, Essex, in 1862 to a legal family, Albert Chevalier Taylor won a scholarship to the Slade School when he was 17. He prints date from the same period as his commissioned by Kent County Cricket Club to paint what has now become his most famous painting of 'Kent Vs. Lancashire'. In his career he exhibited 49 paintings in total at the Academy, and he was also the Honorary Secretary of the Royal British Colonial Society of Artists. Albert Chevalier Taylor died in 1928.
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