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Kerry Blue Terrier, by Arthur Wardle. A series of 50 advertising cards issued by John Player & Sons. Arthur Wardle was an animal painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1880 - 1935. He also exhibited at Suffolk Street, New Watercolour Society as well as at many other venues. Most of his works are of domestic and wild animals as well as sporting subjects. He was capable of working in oils, watercolour or pastel. An exhibition of his works was held at Vicars Gallery in 1935. Born in London in 1864 the son of Alfred Wardle and Sarah Elizabeth Wardle, he studied art privately. He lived at 34 Alma Square, St John's Wood, London NW8. Wardle's paintings have been bought by the Chantry Bequest, the Leeds City Art Gallery, The Victoria and Albert Museum and the Tate Gallery amongst others.