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Vanity Fair Print - Jockey - William Griggs

 

William Griggs by Spy

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Jockey, Horse Racing ,William Griggs, Vanity Fair print by Spy, " He rides for Lord Durham " , 1906,

'Something less than thirty years ago the nativity of Charles Wood was celebrated in honourable obscurity. At an early age he was sent to Newmarket, where in virtue of indentures of apprenticeship the late Joseph Dawson submitted the young horseman to a firm and judicious discipline......'

A full copy of the biography will be supplied with this print.


Condition: Good.

Title: 'He rides for Lord Durham'
Medium: photolithograph dated 1906 Image Size: 370 x 210mm, 14.5 x 8.25 "
Order No. 7321 Price: £65.00 Paper Size: 385 x 250mm, 15 x 10 "
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Leslie Ward 'Spy' 1851-1922

Cartoonist, born November 21, 1851, in Harewood Square, London. As the son of artists Edward Matthew Ward and Henrietta Mary Ada Ward, Ward's artistic talent was fostered from an early age. After being educated at Eton, Ward who originally trained as an architect subsequently trained under Sidney Smirke and W.P. Frith. He joined the Royal Academy Schools in 1871, during which time Sir John Everett Millais, struck by Ward's caricatures, introduced him to Thomas Gibson Bowles, the editor of Vanity Fair. Bowles recruited Ward in 1873 to replace Carlo Pellegrini (Ape).

Ward contributed regularly to Vanity Fair over the next forty years under the pseudonym 'Spy'. He produced over 2,387 caricatures of well-known people including those in government, finance and education many of which were lithographed by Vincent Brooks. Ward authored a book of recollections in 1915, Forty Years of 'Spy'. He was knighted in 1918 and died on May 15, 1922 in London.

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