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Ralph Bruce
The Origin of Bechers Brook (Original)

The Origin of Bechers Brook (Original) by Ralph Bruce at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: BruceBechers (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Ralph Bruce (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 10" x 6" (260mm x 165mm)
Date: 1973

This is the original Gouache painting by Ralph Bruce.

The World's Toughest Sports: Daredevils On Horseback. Captain Becher, thrown at a fence during the Grand National, caught his horse and was soon in the lead again.

Although his horse Conrad fell for a second time Becher's bravery was noted and the scene of his first fall became known as the now infamous Becher's Brook as featured in the Grand National.

Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 614 (20 October 1973).


Price:  135.00
     IN STOCK        $

        

Ralph Bruce

Ralph Bruce