George Frederic Watts O.M., R.A.
Oil on canvas
30 x 25 in.
(76 x 63.5 cm)
In a Watts frame
Watts Gallery inscriptions on stretcher ‘On loan from Mrs Chapman’; ‘No 90 Gallery’.
G.F. Watts’s Studio Collection at Limnerslease, Compton, Surrey.
In 1904 bequeathed by the artist to his widow, Mary Seton Watts (listed in G.F Watts’s Will under ‘Seventh Part’, ‘Remaining Works to be retained by the Executors’, no.78).
In 1938, by descent, Mrs Lilian Chapman, née Mackintosh (the Watts’s adopted daughter).
In 1972, by descent, to her son, Ronald Chapman.
In 1994, by descent, to his son, Peter Chapman.
Sotheby’s, London, 9 June 1994, lot 218.
Julian Hartnoll, London (purchased at the above sale).
Private Collection in Tokyo, Japan.
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