Stories of Cricket's Finest Painting

Subtitle:
Kent v Lancashire 1906
By:
Jonathan Rice
Price:
£18.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785315053
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
288

Description

The timeless allure of a remarkable painting, commissioned at the height of cricket's golden age. Jonathan Rice uncovers the story of the match depicted, of the painting's creation and influence on sporting art. He traces the careers of the players portrayed, and contrasts the game in 1906 with cricket in Britain today.

About the author

Jonathan Rice has written over 50 books, on subjects as varied as Japan, popular music and television sitcoms, but his specialist subject is cricket. His Pavilion Book of Pavilions won a William Hill Sports Book award, and his Presidents of MCC was shortlisted for Sports Book Of The Year. For many years Jonathan wrote for Wisden Cricket Monthly. In 2018 he was president of Kent County Cricket Club.