Literature: Charles Cundall – A Working Method, Edited by Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, published by Liss Llewellyn Fine Art, February 2016.
This scene depicts an eights race during the late 1920s, probably a Grand Challenge Cup final. The perspective shows a degree
of artistic license ‚Äì the Leander Club and the boating tents have been left out completely, bringing the bridge much closer
to the finish line (and the press box-the middle of the three smaller boxes in the centre of the picture- closer to the bridge).
A companion pair to this oil, commissioned by Harold Rickett and looking towards the start of the race, is owned by Henley