8 June 2006
Thomas Sidney Cooper, A.R.A. (1803-1902) and Frederick Richard Lee, R.A. (1798-1879)
Cattle on the banks of a river
signed and dated 'F.R.Lee RA 1855 T.S. Cooper RA' (lower right)
oil on canvas
42 x 59¾ in. (106.6 x 151.7 cm.)
Sotheby's, London, 21 May 1958, lot 132 (£65 to Sidney).
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Art Journal, 1855, p. 301.
London, Royal Academy, 1855, no. 422.
Liverpool Academy, 1855, no. 157.
Commenting on the picture's appearance at the Liverpool Academy, the Art Journal described the view as a 'scene, evidently a Devonian one, characterised by luxuriant softness in banks, foliage and atmosphere'.
We are grateful to Kenneth Westwood for his help in preparing this and the subsequent Cooper entries.
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