Wooded Landscape with Figures and Cattle by Thomas Gainsborough

Part of the Ernest Edward Cook collection.

Details

Category:
Landscape
Medium:
Oil and charcoal on paper Dimensions: 42 x 54 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. Wakefield Art Gallery is currently closed and will open in 2011 as The Hepworth Wakefield.

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

The Hepworth Wakefield Gallery Walk, Wakefield West Yorkshire WF1 5AW 01924 247360 www.hepworthwakefield.org

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Closed Mon, except bank and local school holidays
Third Thu of each month, 10am – 9pm

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