The Waterloo Cup coursing meeting by Richard Ansdell

A native of Liverpool, Ansdell made a successful career recording local sporting and country life until he left for London in 1847.

Details

Category:
Sporting
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 142 x 239 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £90,000)
Acquired in:
1975
Vendor:
Roy Miles

The Waterloo Cup shows the famous coursing event held on the Sefton Estate at Altcar near Liverpool. Among those represented are the Earl and Countess of Sefton and many local dignitaries and sporting characters.

Provenance

The Earl of Sefton, Croxteth Hall.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, Liverpool Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker

Entry details

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