Sir Ernest Albert Waterlow

Galway Gossips

exhibited 1887

Artist
Sir Ernest Albert Waterlow 1850–1919
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 762 x 1276 mm
frame: 1122 x 1628 x 145 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1887
Reference
N01596

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N01596 GALWAY GOSSIPS c. 1887

Inscr. ‘E. A. Waterlow’ b.l.
Oil on canvas, 30×50 3/4 (76·5×128).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1887.
Exh: R.A., 1887 (161).
Repr: Academy Notes, May 1887, p.43; Sir Edward J. Poynter, The National Gallery, III, 1900, p.357.

After working in Newlyn in the early eighties the artist paid several visits to the west coast of Galway. N01596 appears to have been the first of his Irish subjects. It was followed by others up to 1889, when he exhibited ‘St MacDara's Day’.

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

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