Herbert William Weekes - An appeal to the benevolent
Price Realized £12,000
signed 'W. Weekes' (lower right) oil on canvas, unframed 15 x 20 in. (38.1 x 50.8 cm.)
Herbert William Weekes came from an artistic family and from 1865 exhibited extensively, including at the Royal Academy. He specialised in humorous pictures of animals and as the present work shows they were often posed in human situations.