George Spencer Watson
A Lady in Black 1922

Artwork details

A Lady in Black
Date 1922
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1270 x 1022 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1935
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04806 A LADY IN BLACK 1922

Inscr. ‘G. Spencer Watson 1922’ b.l.
Canvas, 50×40 1/2 (127×102).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist's family 1935.
Exh: R.A., 1923 (389), as ‘Miss Mullock’; Exposition Triennale de Gand, Palais des Fêtes, Ghent, May–July 1929 (685), as ‘Portrait’; R.A., 1935 (216), as ‘A Lady in Black’.
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1923, p.113, as ‘A Lady in Black’.

First exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1923 as ‘Miss Mullock’, but reproduced in the same year's Royal Academy Illustrated as ‘A Lady in Black’, the name by which it has since been known.

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

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