Caroline Paterson (British, 1856-1911) Cat's Cradle 39 x 34 cm. (15 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

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Lot 77
Caroline Paterson
(British, 1856-1911)
Cat's Cradle 39 x 34 cm. (15 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Sold for £ 14,340 (US$ 19,131) inc. premium
Caroline Paterson (British, 1856-1911)
Cat's Cradle
signed 'C. Paterson' l.l.
watercolour
39 x 34 cm. (15 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    London, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour.

    Literature:
    A. Clayton-Payne, Victorian Cottages, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1993, p.131 (illustrated).
    I. Taylor, Helen Allingham's England, Webb & Bower, 1990, p.111 (illustrated).

    Eight years younger than her sister Helen Allingham, Caroline Patterson followed her sister in a career in art. She primarily illustrated childrens' books and designed Christmas cards.

    From 1883 until her marriage in 1892, Caroline Patterson regularly exhibited at art galleries in Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham as well as the Dudley Gallery in London. Cats Cradle is one of the best examples of her work. Cottage scenes or pictures of children, tend to be her usual subjects.

    We grateful to Annabel Watts for her assistance in cataloging this lot
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