The Porter and the Hare by Johann Zoffany

Part of the Ernest Edward Cook collection.

Details

Medium:
Oil Dimensions: 76 x 63 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Bequeathed by:
Ernest Edward Cook through The Art Fund

Mr Cook bequeathed the entire contents of his house at No.1 Sion Hill Place, Bath to the Art Fund. The bequest comprised of over 150 paintings, tapestries, furniture, silver and porcelain and was distributed to nearly 100 UK galleries. The collection was formed between 1929-1939 and added to in 1953 at the Ashburnham sale.

Provenance

Part of the E E Cook collection, grandson of Thomas Cook of Thomas Cook Travel Agency. Died in 1955 and bequeathed the entire contents of his house at Bath to the National Art Collections Fund.

Venue details

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well, Coventry West Midlands CV1 5QP 024 7683 2386 www.theherbert.org

Entry details

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