London, South Kensington
26 May 2004
Edward William Cooke, R.A. (1811-1880)
Scheveling: Landing fish, coast of Holland
signed 'Van Kook' (on the stern of vessel), further indistinctly signed and dated '1869' (centre)
oil on canvas, in a French late 19th century grand salon frame
32 x 42 in. (81.3 x 106.8 cm.)
with The Cooling Galleries, London.
with Agnews, London.
Collection of Captain Robert B. Brassey
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John Munday's E.W. Cooke (1811-1880), A Man of his Time, p.337, no 69/1, published by Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1998.
London, Royal Academy, 1870, no. 365.
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