Early 20th Century chalk drawing of a Terrier by C G Ambler


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Object Description


Waiting for a Walk

Signed with initials l.r.: CA
Chalks on tinted paper
Unframed, in mount

13.5 by 22 cm., 5 ¼ by 8 ¾ in.
(mount size 29.5 by 37 cm., 11 ½ by 14 ½ in.)

Ambler was born in Bradford. He studied in the evenings at Leeds School of Art whilst working during the day at the Leeds Fireclay Company as a pottery designer. In 1910 he moved to London to work full time as an illustrator. During World War I he joined the Artists’ Rifles and saw service in France. Returning to London at the end of the war he resumed his illustrative career, working for publications such as The Champion and Boy’s Own Paper. He also became a prolific book illustrator, specialising in dogs and horses.

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