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The catalogue note for this work should read:
R.A. Bevan, the artist's son.
Purchased by Lt Col J.K. McConnell, D.S.O. at the 1967 exhibition.
London, Anthony d'Offay, Robert Bevan Drawings and Watercolours, 1967, no. 17.
The present work is a study for an oil painting entitled, A Sale at Tattersall's (1911; Southampton Art Gallery; see R.A. Bevan, Robert Bevan 1865-1925 A Memoir by his Son, London, 1965, p. 17, pl. 29). The oil was purchased by Mrs MacConnell, the mother of Lt Col J.K. MacConnell, at Bevan's one-man show at the Carfax Gallery in 1913; it was purchased by Southampton Art Gallery in 1974.