7 June 2007
FREDERICK RICHARD LEE, R.A. (1798-1879) AND THOMAS SIDNEY COOPER, R.A. (1803-1902)
MORNING IN THE MEADOW
SIGNED AND DATED 'F.R.LEE RA/1851/T.S.COOPER.ARA' (LOWER RIGHT) AND FURTHER SIGNED AND INSCRIBED 'MORNING IN THE MEADOW/F.R.LEE RA/+ T.S.COOPER' (ON AN OLD LABEL ATTACHED TO THE STRETCHER)
OIL ON CANVAS
42¼ X 60¼ IN. (104.8 X 153 CM.)
ANONYMOUS SALE [F. PRYOR]; CHRISTIE'S, LONDON, 16 MAY 1888, LOT 66 (360 GNS TO VOKINS).
ANONYMOUS SALE [SIR CHARLES SEELY]; CHRISTIE'S, LONDON, 22 JUNE 1928, LOT 134 (68 GNS TO SAMPSON).
THE BRITISH GALLERIES, LONDON.
PYE WILSON, MORECAMBE SALEROOMS, 8 FEBRUARY 1989, LOT 313.
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ART JOURNAL, 1851, P. 157.
S. SARTIN, THOMAS SIDNEY COOPER C.V.O, R.A., 1976, P. 63, NO. 92.
POSSIBLY LONDON, ROYAL ACADEMY, 1851, NO. 375.
WE ARE GRATEFUL TO KENNETH WESTWOOD FOR HIS HELP IN PREPARING THIS CATALOGUE ENTRY.
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