CRICKET MATCH AT BRADING, ISLE OF WIGHT, c.1760 - GREETING CARD & ENVELOPE

CRICKET MATCH AT BRADING, ISLE OF WIGHT, c.1760 - GREETING CARD & ENVELOPE

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Cricket Match at Brading, Isle of Wight, c.1760 (detail)

Artist unknown (attributed to W. Pratt).

Presented by Egerton Clarke in 1906.

Oil on board.

The scene depicts a cricket match in progress. The cricketers themselves are wearing red, gold and blue breeches. Two tents are in the background, with a Union flag on the left and the flag of St George on the right. The painting was sold at Christie’s in 1906, and bought by Egerton H. Clarke, an M.C.C. Member (elected 1868), who presented it to the Club the same year.

Photo credit: © Richard Valencia.

© MCC 2018

This card is blank inside.

Dimensions: 5¾ʺ x 4⅛ʺ (15.2 x 10.5cm)