The Roadside by William Cowen

A mother rests by the roadside to nurse her young baby.


Oil on canvas
162 x 130 cm
Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
Ernest Edward Cook through The Art Fund

Her young son watches over her and her young daughter rests her head on her mother's knee.


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.

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