N05271 THE GLASGOW EXHIBITION, 1888 1888
Inscr. ‘J Lavery 88’ b.r.
Oil on panel, 9 1/4×13 3/4 (23·5×35).
Purchased from the Leicester Galleries (Knapping Fund) 1941.
Exh: (?) Craibe Angus Gallery, Glasgow, spring 1888; Leicester Galleries, April 1941 (1).
Lit: Shaw-Sparrow, n.d., p.173; Lavery, 1940, p.60.
Probably one of the about forty sketches of scenes in the grounds of the Glasgow Exhibition of 1888 whose exhibition (see above) led to the commission for the commemoration picture of Queen Victoria's State Visit, 22 August 1888, now in Glasgow (repr. Lavery, 1940, after p.267).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I