Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin

(1870-1935)

 

Aldin's interest in drawing began at an early age. His talent was evident and he continued until his death, to create a legacy of sporting art that today is sought by collectors. His love of the hunt, his dogs, and his unique style of reflecting the humor in many situations was a continuation of an English tradition of comic-serious art (John Leech, Cruishank). His work can be found in many places: ads, book illustrations, individual pieces, some forming a series of events, his own books many of them written and illustrated for children as well as a limited edition of etchings of dog portraits. He loved the rural life of England and depicted life with his unique talent.

 

Dogs:

 
Medium: Photomechanincal Print
Publisher: H.J. Witherby, London and  Eyre & Spottiswoode
Size: All are aprox. 10 7/8" x 7 ¼" unless otherwise noted
Date: 1928-1930
Condition: Very Good
 
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The Pimple and his friend
The Pimple and his friend

$100

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Basset Hounds owned
Basset Hounds owned

by King Edward VII $100

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A Meynell Hunt Terrier
A Meynell Hunt Terrier

$100

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A bad attack on indigestion
A bad attack on indigestion

$75

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"The Rara Avis!"
"The Rara Avis!"

$125

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$150

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"Turps"
"Turps"

$250

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"Turpin" and his Friend
"Turpin" and his Friend

$250

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Tortoiseshell Spaniels
Tortoiseshell Spaniels

$250

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"Susan" the Huntress
"Susan" the Huntress

Pekinese $250

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"Slickson" the Champion Beggar
"Slickson" the Champion Beggar

Sealyham Terrier $350

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Dandie Dinmont Puppy
Dandie Dinmont Puppy

$150

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"Barry"
"Barry"

Sealyham Terrier $125 We have a larger print (11 ¼" x 12") of this available for $225

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Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhound

$150

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"Loopy", the Ugly Puppy
"Loopy", the Ugly Puppy

Dalmation $250

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White West Highlander
White West Highlander

$150

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"Jemima"
"Jemima"

Sealyham Terrier $250

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"Turps"
"Turps"

$150

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"Gyp"
"Gyp"

Fox Terrier $150

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"Nonie"
"Nonie"

Scotch Terrier $150

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"Cracker" on the Wall
"Cracker" on the Wall

Bull Terrier $150

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Black Lab
Black Lab

$250

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Cocker Spaniel
Cocker Spaniel

$200

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"Jem"
"Jem"

Scotch Terrier $1200 Medium: Original Sketch. Charcoal sketch on brown paper Image Size: 8 ½" x 9 ¾"

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Handle with Care
Handle with Care

Two Full; One Returned Empty $550 Medium: Photomechanical process Framed Size: 19 ¾" x 21 ¼"

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For What We Are About to Receive
For What We Are About to Receive

$450 Publisher: The London Illustrated News Medium: Photo-mechanical colored print Framed Size: 20 ½"x 26 ¼"

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Springer Spaniel
Springer Spaniel

$2500, Print 15/100 Medium: Etching Image size: 8 ¼" x 6 1/8" Framed size: 18 1/8" x 14 1/8"

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Childrens Illustrations:

 

Merry Party by Cecil Aldin
 
Publisher: Frowde & Hodder, Hodder & Stoughton, London
Medium: Chromolithography
Text: May Byron
Date: 1913
Condition: Very Good
 
$75 each
 
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Peter writing the menu
Peter writing the menu
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Peter Prepares for the Party
Peter Prepares for the Party
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Tabitha-Red Ridding Hood
Tabitha-Red Ridding Hood
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Peter getting dressed
Peter getting dressed
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Peter's dressed for the party
Peter's dressed for the party
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Hungry Peter the Pig's dinner party
Hungry Peter the Pig's dinner party
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Merry Party #1
Merry Party #1
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Merry Party #2
Merry Party #2
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Fighting Dogs
Fighting Dogs
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Peter going to the beach
Peter going to the beach
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Rags on the Springboard
Rags on the Springboard
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Tea Party at Tabitha's House
Tea Party at Tabitha's House

$250 Image size: 10" x 12 ½" Framed Size: 12 ½" x 18"

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All the Animals
All the Animals

at the Fancy Dress Ball $250 Image size: 10" x 12 ½" Framed Size: 12 ½" x 18"

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High Living
High Living

$250 Image size: 10" x 12 ½" Framed Size: 12 ½" x 18"

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Sporting Art:

 
Condition: Very Good
 
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Ice Skating
Ice Skating

$350 Publisher: Lawrence & Bullen/Lawrence & Jellicoe Medium: Chromolithography Date: 1901 Image Size: 10" x 13" Details: One in a series of twelve images of "Old Sporting Pictures"

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Ice Skating - Framed
Ice Skating - Framed

$550 Publisher: Lawrence & Bullen/Lawrence & Jellicoe Medium: Chromolithography Date: 1901 Image Size: 10" x 13" Details: One in a series of twelve images of "Old Sporting Pictures"

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Coaching
Coaching

$350 Publisher: Lawrence & Bullen/Lawrence & Jellicoe Medium: Chromolithography Date: 1901 Size: 10" x 13" Details: One in a series of twelve images of "Old Sporting Pictures"

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Fishing
Fishing

$550 Publisher: Lawrence & Bullen/Lawrence & Jellicoe Medium: Chromolithography Date: 1901 Image Size: 10" x 13" Details: One in a series of twelve images of "Old Sporting Pictures"

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Hunting Scene
Hunting Scene

$450

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Chips of the Old Block
Chips of the Old Block

$750 Publisher: Lawrence and Bollen Ltd. Medium: Colored Lithography Date: 1903 Framed Size: 24 ¼" x 29 ½"

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The Liverpool Coach
The Liverpool Coach

$350

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Snowed Up on Christmas Eve
Snowed Up on Christmas Eve

$400 Size: 20" x 26 ½", Full Margins

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A Likely Spot
A Likely Spot

$650 Publisher: Thomas McLean, London Medium: Colored Lithography Date: 1901 Size: 11 ½" x 24 ¼"

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The Hunt
The Hunt

$450 Publisher: Thomas McLean, Publisher to Her Majesty. London. Haymarket. Medium: Chromolithography Date: April 1901 Size: 11 ¾" x 24 ½"

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Brighton
Brighton

$950 for the pair. Sold individually: $550 Medium: Chromolithography Framed size: 19 ½" x 29

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Hyde Park
Hyde Park

$950 for the pair. Sold individually: $550 Medium: Chromolithography Framed size: 19 ½" x 29

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Gone Away
Gone Away

$950 for pair Sold individually: $550 Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode Medium: Chromolithography Image size: 18" x 23 ½" Framed size: 28" x 33" Additional Information: A Shows a woman following the hunt by car.

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A Check
A Check

$950 for the pair Sold individually: $550 Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode Medium: Chromolithography Image size: 18" x 23 ½" Framed size: 28" x 33" Additional Information: A Shows a woman following the hunt by car.

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Views of Le Touquet, France

Famous resort, known as the "Paris by the sea." The rich from England & Canada, as well as writers, actors, arists,
including Cecil Aldin found their way to Le Touquet. During WWI, British & Canadian hospitals were established.
 
Images framed with conservation methods.

Village Drawing
Village Drawing

at Le Touquet $150 Publication: "Le Touquet", Advertising a vacation site on the coast of France. Medium: Photo-mechanical-Tipped in plate Date: 1928

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Westminster Drawing
Westminster Drawing

at Le Touquet $150 Publication: "Le Touquet", Advertising a vacation site on the coast of France. Medium: Photo-mechanical-Tipped in plate Date: 1928

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Le Casino De La Foret
Le Casino De La Foret

at Le Touquet $150 Publication: "Le Touquet", Advertising a vacation site on the coast of France. Medium: Photo-mechanical-Tipped in plate Date: 1928

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