Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Thomas Sydney Cooper - The Flock Masters Hope: The Spring Time of the Year
Price Realized £44,650
signed and dated 'T. Sidney Cooper R.A/1893' (lower left) and with inscription 'T.S. Cooper Esq. RA/Vernon Holme/Nr Canterbury' (on an old label on the reverse)
oil on canvas
71½ x 601/8 in. (181.5 x 152.6 cm.)
Bought by Agnew's, 1896.
Sold by Agnew's to W.F. Monie, 1896.
London, Royal Academy, 1893, no. 571.
Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, 1893, no. 56. (£56, 10s.)
One of the finest canvases of this size and date, the present picture was once in the collection of J. L. Wade, a discriminating collector of Cooper's work.
We are grateful to Kenneth Westwood for his help in the preparation of this catalogue entry.
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