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Chance Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 84 pictures in our Chance collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

George Mutch scores for Preston North End at the FA Cup Fina Featured Print

George Mutch scores for Preston North End at the FA Cup Fina

Photograph of George Mutch scoring a penalty to make the score 1-0 for Preston North End against Huddersfield Town in the last minute of the FA Cup Final, 30th April 1938. Mutch drove the ball into the underside of the crossbar, giving the Huddersfield goalkeeper, Hesford, no chance

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

07, 1938, 21, 30th, April, Chance, Cup, Dec, Drove, End, Fa, Fina, Final, Giving, Goal Keeper, Hesford, Historical, History, Huddersfield, Iln, Import, Make, Minute, Mutch, North, Penalty, Preston, Score, Scores, Scoring, Town, Under Side

Horse & Trap, Chorley, Lancashire Featured Print

Horse & Trap, Chorley, Lancashire

Horse & Trap, Chorley, Lancashire, England. Addressed to Bolton Road, Chorley - no stamp and possibly hand delivered - and the tone of the message also suggests that they were nearby. So we think that there is every chance that this was taken in or around Chorley. Date: 1900s

© The Wentworth Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

1900s, Addressed, Bolton, Chance, Chorley, Delivered, England, Hand, Historical, History, Horse, Lancashire, Message, Nearby, Possibly, Road, So, Stamp, Suggests, Tone, Trap

Allegory of Fortune Featured Print

Allegory of Fortune

Allegory of Fortune. Lippi, Lorenzo 1606-1665. The depiction of a human figure personifying an abstract concept such as youth or beauty is called an allegory. The young woman in this painting is an allegory of fortune and the monkey, who appears to be selecting playing cards, symbolises chance. The association of fortune with man?s ability to shape his destiny by swift, decisive action was a popular concept during the Renaissance. It derived from the classical idea of fortune being an unpredictable force which must be seized to ensure success. Born in Florence, Lippi was a pupil of Matteo Rosselli from whom he learnt the fine, searching drawing skills of the Florentine workshop tradition. During the 1630s Lippi drew increasingly from nature, a skill described by his biographer Balducci as ?his pure imitation of reality?. Lippi also developed a restrained, classical style that abandoned the richly patterned fabrics and elaborate jewellery favoured by other Seventeenth century Florentine painters

© National Museums NI / MARY EVANS