"Two Boxers in a Courtyard"

First quarter 19th century

Samuel Raven (British, 1775-1847)

Inventory Number 8273-11

Price

$16,000

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Description

After Abraham Cooper, R.A. (British, 1787-1868), "Crib and Rosa by a barrel"
Oil on panel
Bearing partial old label: The Parker Gallery, London
Panel: 8.5" x 11.5"
Framed: 14" x 16"

Condition

Conservation: Cracked varnish polished; revarnished to reduce cracks.

Additional Information

Samuel Raven was born December 10th in Birmingham where he probably lived all his life. Trade directories list him as a resident between 1815 and 1847. He was known for his exquisitely detailed paintings of dogs executed on small panels. Raven often included elaborate details in the backgrounds of his dog portraits.