Sunderland in art

zwartekat

Striker
I've long been familiar with Thomas Hemy's famous 1895 painting of Sunderland v Aston Villa.

I didn't realise that the famous Australian cubist, Roy de Maistre, also painted the Lads. This painting - The Footballers - is reputedly based on the 1937 Cup Final.



Any other noteworthy paintings - city or club - we should know about?
Seems unlikely, they are wearing the wrong colour shorts. Other than that, you could almost be there.
 

tunstallhill

Striker
I've long been familiar with Thomas Hemy's famous 1895 painting of Sunderland v Aston Villa.

I didn't realise that the famous Australian cubist, Roy de Maistre, also painted the Lads. This painting - The Footballers - is reputedly based on the 1937 Cup Final.



Any other noteworthy paintings - city or club - we should know about?
reminds me of our current defence trying to defend a long throw in
 

riffraff

Striker
You tube video from Sotheby’s 1913 auction in which the arty narrator mentions the 37 final. Just google artists name and “footballers”.

Nowt on artinfo.com about price at auction etc....and I’m not paying money to delve deeper!

Sotheby’s Australia say sold for $146k on 26 Nov 2013.



I wonder where it is now? Bring it home........anyone know anyone who has that sort of money ready to invest? Hmmmmm
 
I've long been familiar with Thomas Hemy's famous 1895 painting of Sunderland v Aston Villa.

I didn't realise that the famous Australian cubist, Roy de Maistre, also painted the Lads. This painting - The Footballers - is reputedly based on the 1937 Cup Final.



Any other noteworthy paintings - city or club - we should know about?
I love Chris Cumming's stuff - only on twitter and Facebook so far though.
 

cauldbairn

Central Defender
Not Sunderland but Turner did some paintings of Durham Cathedral


I had a print of that on the wall of my last house in England. When we emigrated I gave it to my dad cos he said he liked it. Every time we visit it’s nowhere to be seen.
The original is in Sunderland Museum if you want to see it again.
 
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