Leeds United legend Norman Hunter to be commemorated with painting by celebrated artist Ben Mosley
Leeds United legend Norman Hunter is set to be commemorated with a painting by celebrated sports artist Ben Mosley.
Mosley is the official artist for Team GB at the upcoming Olympic Games and has also painted two stunning murals at Wembley Stadium celebrating the history of the England football team and the home of football.
He painted “Norman’s Victory” after meeting Hunter’s family following the former footballer's death from COVID-19 earlier this year.
Mosley will be presenting the commissioned painting to Hunter's family but has also created 25 rare limited edition prints to be sold to raise money for the Leeds Hospitals Charity in Hunter’s memory.
Each print will be signed and numbered and are likely to be sought-after by fans of the Leeds United and England footballing star.
The painting is influenced by stained-glass windows and celebrates Hunter’s football career with Leeds United and England.
Mr Mosley said: “As soon as I met Norman’s family I knew I wanted to help create something to celebrate Norman’s life.
“I’m a big football fan myself so I know what an incredible player he was.
"Hopefully we can raise a lot of money for the hospital because it’s a wonderful cause and I know it means a lot to his family.”
To buy one of the limited edition prints of “Norman’s Victory” visit: https://www.benmosleyart.com/product/normans-victory/
Ben Mosley is widely regarded as one of the most exciting young talents on the UK art scene.
His work celebrating sportspeople and their endeavours has been seen all over the world, including at iconic sporting venues including Wembley Stadium.
He has created portraits of some of the most famous names in sport, including tennis players Andy Murray and Naomi Osaka, and captured moments of British sporting history via his work as Team GB’s official artist.
Away from sport, Mosley has also created Cityscapes of iconic cities such as Dubai and London and his work sells to collectors all over the world.