Tennis Players, 1885

Horace Henry Cauty (c. 1846 – 1909), also known as Horace Henry Canty, was an English painter who specialised in genrePaintings that depict scenes of ordinary people going about their everyday lives., landscape and historical scenes. Born in Southwark, London he exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Suffolk Street Gallery and the New Water-Colour Society from 1867.[1][2]

Tennis Players, completed in 1885 and probably Cauty’s best-known work today, was sold at auction to a private collector in London in 1979 for £1,200, equivalent to about £7,200 as at 2022.[1][2][a]Calculated using the retail price index.[3]


a Calculated using the retail price index.[3]