Sir Charles Holroyd
Sketch of G.F. Watts 1897

Artwork details

Sir Charles Holroyd 1861–1917
Sketch of G.F. Watts
Date 1897
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 559 x 406 mm
Acquisition Presented by Lady Holroyd 1919
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03397 SKETCH OF G. F. WATTS 1897
Inscr. ‘Charles Holroyd 1897’ t.r.
Canvas, 22×16 (56×40·5).
Presented by Lady Holroyd 1919.
Exh: Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow, 1905 (673, repr. fig. 57).

The Tate Gallery also has a self-portrait of Watts (N01561) and a bronze head by Sir Alfred Gilbert (N01949).

A bronze medal of Watts by Holroyd is in the National Portrait Gallery. Like the portrait sketch it shows the sitter quarter-length and in profile to left.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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