N01704 MAROONED 1887
Inscr. ‘E J Gregory 87’ b.l.
Watercolour, 14 1/4×18 (36·2×45·7).
Tate Gift 1894.
Exh: R.I., 1888 (547).
Repr: Art Journal, 1894, p.1; Tate Gallery, Illustrated Catalogue, 1912, p.118.
The artist used to stay at Cookham and Marlow and painted a number of river scenes. This is a watercolour version of the oil painting ‘Marooned’ which was exhibited at the R.A. in 1887 (839) and purchased by the artist's patron, Charles Galloway of Manchester (sold Christie's, 2 June 1905; repr. Studio, XLVIII, 1909, p.87, as in the Collection of W. H. Henderson). It was previously catalogued as ‘Marooning’.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I