Edward William Cooke, RA (British, 1811-1880) Honfleur fishing boats becalmed, Havre in the distance
Sold for £28,800 (US$ 47,133) inc. premium
The Marine Sale
London, New Bond Street
24 Mar 2009 11:00 GMT
Edward William Cooke, RA (British, 1811-1880)
Honfleur fishing boats becalmed, Havre in the distance
signed with initials (lower right on barrel), bears inscription on label on reverse oil on panel
sold by Cooke to Lord Lansdowne, £21.
Royal Academy, 1835, no. 292.
See 'E.W.Cooke, A man of his time', John Munday, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 1996, ref. 35/4, page 323.
Cooke's ledger (Royal Academy Library) calls it 'French fishing boats in a calm off Havre'
We would like to thank John Munday for his help in cataloguing this lot.
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