William STOTT 1857–1900
Painter of landscapes and figure subjects. Born 20 November 1857 at Oldham and known as Stott of Oldham. Studied in Paris under Gérôme 1879. Exhibited at the Paris Salon 1881–2 and 1885; was awarded a medal at the Salon of 1882. Worked at Gretz (Loing) near Fountainbleau, then settled in London and was influenced by Whistler. Exhibited at the R.A. 1882–99 and the N.E.A.C. 1890. Died 25 February 1900 while crossing from London to Belfast.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II