20 May 1999
Bartholomew Colles Watkins, R.H.A. (1833-1891)
Peat Bog, Letterfrack, Connemara
signed 'B.Colles Watkins RHA' (lower left)
oil on canvas
28 x 44 in. (72.5 x 113 cm.)
John Moreton, Saddell House, Kintyre, by whom purchased at the 1876 exhibition, thence by descent to the present owner.
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Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, 1876, no.45.
This lot is sold with the original invoice from the Royal Hibernian Academy.
The provenance should read: John Moreton, Moseley Court, Wolverhampton, by whom purchased at the 1876 exhibition, thence by descent to the present owner.
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