John Dawson WATSON (Sedbergh 1832 - Conway 1892)
Haystack, Inver, Perthshire
Watercolour on buff paperSigned with initials, dated and inscribed J. D. W. / 1859. / Inver Strath Braan. Perth. at the lower left213 x 214 mm., 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. [sheet]ENQUIRE
The present watercolour was painted during a trip to Scotland in 1859. A stylistically comparable work - a study of the trunk of a birch tree – was formerly in the Oppé collection and is now in Tate Britain.
Robert Fleming & Co., Ltd., London, in c.1985The Maas Gallery, LondonThe Fine Art Society, London, in March 2010Christopher Cone, Whitby.