About the Book
Now 198 pages in full colour.
Tom La Fontaine was an extremely talented and prolific artist right up to his death in 2007 at the age of 91. He worked mainly in oils and was commissioned by many well known people to paint portraits of people, families, horses, dogs and many other subjects - both real and imagined.
His work has been mistakenly attributed to the famous artists Stubbs and Munnings and he even had a sitting with HRH Prince Charles for a polo picture that was presented to the Queen. Although his home was in England he painted pictures throughout Europe and was a regular visitor to the USA were he painted pictures for many well known families including racehorses such as Seattle Slew.
This book covers over half a century of his work and over 400 pictures.
Features & Details
- Category Fine Art
Standard Portrait, 7.75×9.75 in, 20×25 cm
- Publish Date Mar 21, 2011
- Language English
- Tags Park Top, Willie Carson, Berkeley hunt, Beaufort Hunt, Lester Piggott, Princess Anne, Prince Charles, fox hunting, sporting artist, British artist, portrait artist, seattle slew, Chantily, Arkle, racehorses, dogs