Thomas Sidney Cooper, R.A.


Reposing on God's Acre


Oil on canvas


Signed and dated ‘T Sidney Cooper RA / 1875’ (lower right),

artist’s initials ‘TSC’ stamped on the stretcher

48 x 64 ¼ in. (122 x 163 cm.)



Charles Seeley MP (1803-1887), Furzedown Park, Surrey.

his sale, Christie's, 29 May 1886, lot 101 (150 gns to McLean).

Christie's, 29 January 1887, lot 104, titled God’s acre (140 gns to Heath).

Lawrence Whittaker Esq., of Accrington, Lancashire, by whom presented to the

Corporation of Accrington in 1908.

Transferred by the Corporation of Accrington to the Haworth Art Gallery,

Haworth Park, Accrington in 1921.

Sold by the Accrington Library Committee at Phillips, London, 22 June 1970, lot 139 (£480).

Forbes Magazine Collection, New York (purchased at the above sale).

Christie’s, London, The Forbes Collection of Victorian Pictures and Works of Art,

20 February 2003, lot 299.

Private collection (purchased from the above sale).

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