15 June 2001
Works by Thomas Woodward (1801-1852) from a private collection (lot 64 - 76)
Thomas Woodward (1801-1852)
A detachment of Cromwell's cavalry surprised in a mountain pass
signed with initials and dated 'TW 1841' (lower right)
oil on canvas
44½ x 56¾ in. (113 x 144 cm.)
Purchased privately in the mid-1980s.
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C.W. Graham-Stewart, Thomas Woodward, published privately, 1989, pp. 11, 47, 50, 68, 77 and 138.
London, Royal Academy, 1841, no. 243.
Commenting on this picture, the Art Union (1841, vol. 3, p. 187) observed 'The character of the subject is well sustained; the horses are most efficiently drawn, the men full of life.'
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