Martin Beisly Fine Art

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© 2019 Martin Beisly Fine Art

George Frederic Watts O.M., R.A.


Loch Ness



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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