N04848 THE VISITOR c. 1905
Inscr. ‘C. Kerr’ b.l.
Canvas, 30×12 5/8 (76×32).
Presented by the artist's widow 1936.
Exh: R.A., 1905 (408), as ‘Mrs Charles Kerr’.
The sitter was Mrs Gertrude Lizzie Kerr, the artist's wife. When she died in 1941 she left the sum of £2,000 to the Tate Gallery, the interest to be used for the purchase of oil paintings of merit by British artists.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I