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The Olympics (Ron Embleton)
Spiridon The Marathon Hero (Original)

Spiridon The Marathon Hero (Original) by The Olympics (Ron Embleton) at The Illustration Art Gallery

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Artist: Ron Embleton (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 15" x 20" (370mm x 510mm)
Date: 1972

This is the original Gouache painting by Ron Embleton.

The Magic of the Olympics: A Little Hero from the Hills. Spiridon Loues wins the Greek Olympics in Athens. The winner of this first modern Olympics marathon (in 1896) was a shepherd who trained by fasting and prayer.

Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 545 (24 June 1972). Please note tiny paint loss to head of gent lower right and small tear to art board just to the right of the raised hat at the top of the painting. This is reflected in the low asking price.

Price:  150.00
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The Olympics (Ron Embleton)

The Olympics (Ron Embleton)