Edward STOTT 1859–1918
Painter of rural genre under the influence of Millet and Bastien-Lepage. Born 25 April 1859 at Rochdale. Studied in Paris under Carolus Duran and at the École des Beaux-Arts under Cabanel 1882–4. Founder member of the N.E.A.C. 1886. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1883; A.R.A. 1906. Lived at Evesham c. 1885, and from 1889 at Amberley, Sussex, where he died 19 March 1918. He left about £25,000 to the R.A. for travelling scholarships.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II