- William James Laidlay 1846–1912
- Oil paint on canvas
- Support: 406 x 610 mm
- Bequeathed by Alan Evans 1974
T01891 ON THE NILE 1900
Inscribed ‘W. J. Laidlay/1900’ b.l.
Oil on canvas, 16×24 (40.6×60.9)
Bequeathed by Alan Evans to the National Gallery and transferred to the Tate Gallery 1974
Coll: ...; Alan Evans
Laidlay painted several Nile scenes in the years around 1900. This picture seems to have been inspired, particularly in the colouring, by the works of Whistler.
The Tate Gallery 1974-6: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1978