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The Eight by UK artist, Cyril Power (1872-1951) Linocut 1930

The Eight, a linocut, which depicts an overhead view of rowers racing along the Thames in preparation for the annual Head of the River Race—an image the artist saw from Hammersmith Bridge, located near his London studio.

Co-founded the Grosvenor School of Modern Art in London in 1925. He was also a successful architect and teacher.

A classic Modernist print, with strong lines, and beautiful, bold colors, capturing the motions of strength, and grace, typical of the sport of Rowing.