• Victorian & British Impression auction at Christies

    Sale 7788

    Victorian & British Impressionist Pictures Including Drawings and Watercolours

    16 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 40

    William Savage Cooper (fl.1880-1926)

    Spring

    Price Realised  

    William Savage Cooper (fl.1880-1926)
    Spring
    signed 'Savage Cooper 1905' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    36 1/8 x 28 in. (92 x 71 cm.)


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    The previous owner of the present work, Arnold Machin RA, was responsible for the original design of the profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth which has been employed for both stamps and coins since 1967.

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    Provenance

    The Estate of Arnold Machin RA; Garmelow Manor, Eccleshall, Stafford