Lady Cricketers: A Good Catch

Title: Lady Cricketers: A Good Catch
Date: C1889
Artist: Lucien Davis (1860-1941)
Image Size: 310mm x 475mm (12.2" x 18.7")
Technique: Hand coloured engraving.
Condition: In good condition.
Stock Number: ILN SP CRI 890914 (NAGY) (C110)
06047
Price: $A 575
Description:

Wonderful engraving of Victorian women cricketers. Women cricketers were rarely depicted in C19th English sporting prints.

Biography:

Lucien Davis (1860-1941)

Artist and illustrator born at Liverpool in 1860. He was educated at St. Francis Xavier's College, Liverpool and entered the RA Schools in 1877 where he won several prizes. He began his career with Cassells in 1878. He joined The Illustrated London News in 1885 and remained for the next twenty years as one of their chief artists.