Tuesday, June 15, 2010

G F Watts - The Rain it Raineth Every Day

c. 1883
oil on canvas
This is a study for the painting of the same name which was exhibited at the Grovesnor Gallery in 1883. The model is thought to be Blanche Clogstoun.

fetched £33,000 in 1990

The finished painting is in the Johannesburg Art Gallery. The title is from King Lear (Act III, scene ii).

Hugh MacMillan, The Life-Work of George Frederick Watta R.A., London,1908

No comments: