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Edward Arthur Walton, R.S.A., P.R.S.W., R.P. (1860-1922)
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Edward Arthur Walton, R.S.A., P.R.S.W., R.P. (1860-1922)

Miss Jane Aitken

Details
Edward Arthur Walton, R.S.A., P.R.S.W., R.P. (1860-1922)
Miss Jane Aitken
oil on canvas, laid on board
31½ x 22½ in. (80 x 57.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1894.
This lot is subject to Artist's Resale Right.
Provenance
Artist's son, Professor John Walton.
Literature
F. MacSporran, Edward Arthur Walton (1860-1922), Glasgow, 1987, p. 50.
Exhibited
Edinburgh, Bourne Fine Art, The Painted Lady, 1850-1930, July 1982, no. 6.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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Lot Essay

The present work is a preliminary oil sketch for a portrait of Miss Jane Aitken, painted in the same year. Both works show the influence of Whistler. The final portrait was highly regarded and was exhibited at Glasgow, The Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Annual Exhibition, 1894, no. 279; Paris, Exposition Nationale des Beaux Arts, 1896, no. 1235; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1896 - 1897; Berlin, Eduard Schulte Gallery, 1900; Liverpool, Autumn Exhibition, 1901, no. 387.

The final portrait, titled Miss Aitken, is illustrated in F. MacSporran, Edward Arthur Walton (1860-1922), Glasgow, 1987, p. 51.

We are grateful to Fiona MacSporran for her assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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