Sir Charles Holroyd Sketch of G.F. Watts 1897

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Sketch of G.F. Watts
Date 1897
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 559 x 406 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Lady Holroyd 1919
Reference
N03397
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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