27 October 2014
Property from an Important American Collection
George Spencer Watson (British, 1869-1934)
signed and dated 'G. S. Watson 1900' (lower left)
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851-1925), Lancashire.
The Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, gifted by the above.
Their sale; Christie's, London, 6 June 1958, lot 168.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 6 November 1995, lot 123.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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R. R. Tatlock, English Painting of the XVIIIth-XXth Centuries... A Record of the Collections in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, 1928, p. 115, no. 2901.
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