Part of the Ernest Edward Cook collection.

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.


The Hepworth Wakefield

Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5AW
01924 247360
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Opening times

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Last Wednesday of every other month, 10am – 7pm

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