Part of the Ernest Edward Cook collection.
Wooded Landscape with Figures and Cattle by Thomas Gainsborough, 17701780
© The Hepworth Wakefield
- Oil and charcoal on paper
- 42 x 54 cm
- Acquired in:
- 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. Wakefield Art Gallery is currently closed and will open in 2011 as The Hepworth Wakefield.
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.