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WILLIAM BRODRICK (1814-1888)

1814 to 1888, England

A Pair of Sparrowhawks

Oil on board

Signed with initials and dated 1881

61.30 x 41.00 cm    24.13 x 16.14 inches

Overall Framed Size
51.00 x 72.30 cm    20.08 x 28.46 inches

Provenance
Private collection, possibly by descent through the family of Herbert Charles
Hume Spry 1853-1927, nephew of the artist

A Pair of Sparrowhawks

William Brodrick was the son of an eminent barrister living in Gower Street, London, who had a practice at the Old Bailey as well as other London Courts and the home circuit of Essex, Hertford and Middlesex. His maternal uncle was the renowned ornithologist P J Selby of Twizell House, Northumberland.

He was educated at Harrow and University Coll...
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