Sheep resting, watercolor, signed/dated 1901 l/r,
12" x 18" sight, 24"
About the Art: Very good overall condition; original frame
with some missing gesso, new mat and glass.
A scratch in the sky area, middle right,
and several foxing spots are not observable
in the photo image and not conspicuous; otherwise,
condition is very good.
About the Artist: William Sidney Cooper was a painter of landscapes
in both oil and watercolour, usually with
the inclusion of sheep and cattle. Although
he does not appear to be related to Thomas
Sidney Cooper, certain books list him as
being his second son. It can also be said
that his subject matter is very similar to
that of Thomas Sidney Cooper. He exhibited
regularly at the Royal Academy and Suffolk
Street between 1871 and 1908 with titles
including: "Springtime, Isle of Wight",
1881, "The Avon at Ringwood", 1889,
"Twilight on the Thames", 1884.
An example of his work can be found at the
Note: The artist's work appears regularly at auction
with paintings of this quality selling routinely
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