13 June 2000
Thomas Sydney Cooper R.A. (1803-1902)
Cattle and sheep, by a pool : Sunset
signed and dated 'T Sidney Cooper/1875' (lower right)
oil on canvas
30 x 43 in. (76.5 x 110 cm.)
Stephen Warren Esq.
Thence by descent to S.H. Warren.
His sale; Christie's, London, 30 June 1916, lot 87 (135 gns. to Mitchell).
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We are grateful to Kenneth Westwood for his help in the preparation of this catalogue entry.
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