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Polo Watercolour, West Somerset Polo Club


Category: Equestrian

Subcategory: Polo

Polo Watercolour.
Early 20th century polo watercolour by Charles Simpson. The polo picture is of the 'West Somerset Polo Club' and shows a polo match in progress with six players being watched by a groom stood holding the reins of his horse. The watercolor is signed in the lower right hand corner by the artist.

Charles Walter Simpson, RBA, RI, ROI, RSMA, (1885 - 1971) was a British sporting painter, author and illustrator. Best known for his equestrian sports such as flat racing, steeple chasing, hunting, polo, fencing and carriage driving. He also painted a golf scene of a 'Golf Match at Prestwick' and was also a great painter of birds and animals.

  • Year: Circa 1908
  • Period: 1900-1949

  • Dimensions:
    H 21cm x W 28cm
    H 8¼" x W 11"

  • Framed Dimensions:
    H 36.5cm x W 43cm
    H 14¼" x W 16¾"

  • Medium: Artwork
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Condition: Very good
  • Reference Number: 27410