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Frank Marsden Lea
Dinner Is Served (Original) (Signed)

Dinner Is Served (Original) (Signed) by Frank Marsden Lea at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: LeaHenry8 (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Frank Marsden Lea (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 11" x 7" (280mm x 180mm)
Date: 1965
Signature: Signed by Artist lower left

This is the Signed original Gouache painting by Frank Marsden Lea.

King Henry VIII having been thrown to the ground by King Francis I. The servant remarks: "Your Majesties, dinner is served.".

Francis I of France met Henry VIII of England on the so-called Field of the Cloth of Gold in 1520. No sooner had they met than Henry challenged the French King to a wrestling match which Francis promptly won.

The servant announcing dinner probably saved the two countries from an ugly diplomatic incident.

Original art published in Look and Learn issue 170, 17 April 1965.


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Frank Marsden Lea

Frank Marsden Lea