Lot 23: Frank Cadogan Cowper, R.A. (1877-1958)

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Description: Frank Cadogan Cowper, R.A. (1877-1958)
Our Lady of the Fruits of the Earth
signed and dated 'F C COWPER/1917' (lower left)
oil on canvas
40 x 29 7/8 in. (102 x 76 cm.)
Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1917, no. 46.
Bristol, Royal West of England Academy, 1917, no. 11 (lent by F.N.H Wills Esq).
Charlottesville, Baily Museum, Charlottesville Collects, 2003, number untraced.
Literature: Times, 5 May 1917, p. 9.
The Last Romantics, exh. Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1989, p. 134, under no. 160.
Henrietta Ward, How and in what ways does Frank Cadogan Cowper deserve the title the last Pre-Raphaelite?, unpublished MA thesis, University of Bristol, 2008, pp. 41-44.
Provenance: F.N.H. Wills, bought at the Royal Academy Exhibition, 1917.
and by descent through the family.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 24 June 1988, lot 97.
with Agnew's, London.
Notes: THE ESTATE OF COUNTESS MARGARETA DOUGLAS

Frank Cadogan Cowper, R.A. (1877-1958)
Our Lady of the Fruits of the Earth
signed and dated 'F C COWPER/1917' (lower left)
oil on canvas
40 x 29 7/8 in. (102 x 76 cm.)

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