Catalogue entry

T01881 RIVER SCENE, WITH WATERMILL, FIGURES AND COWS

Not inscribed
Oil on canvas, 39 1/4×49 1/8 (98.4×124.8)
Bequeathed by Alan Evans to the National Gallery and transferred to the Tate Gallery 1974

Coll: ...;(?) Bohn, 1885; ...; Dr Dyce Brown (deceased), sold Christie's 3 April 1911 (86), bt. Pawsey & Payne; ...; Mrs E. C. West, Christie's 7 July 1916 (as ‘Nasmyth, A water mill with Angler’, one of three in lot 46, ‘from the Bohn Collection, 1885’), bought in; ...; Alan Evans

This is probably a late work, painted when Barret was well established in England. It does not appear to have been exhibited. The location has not been identified, and is probably fanciful.


Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1974-6: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1978