Old English Game Cock

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Old English Game Cock

Oil on canvas 22 X 16 inches

Signed & dated H. Atkinson 1912

Herbert Atkinson (c.1863- d.1936)

Sportsman, writer & artist who specialised almost entirely in Poultry scenes including the portraits of fighting cocks. Atkinson, who was born at Wallingford where his father Dr W. Atkinson had practised for many years, was one of the world authorities on cock-fighting and one of the original founders of the Oxford Old English Game Club in 1885. He was the Honorary Vice President of the Game Fowl Club of America as well as the Honorary Vice President of the Game Fowl Club of South Africa.


Artist: Herbert Atkinson
Painting id: 401

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