Ferry at Henley on Thames by Frederick Waters Watts

A prolific painter of river scenes, Frederick Waters Watts exhibited this busy landscape, showing a working ferry near Henley, in an exhibition at the Royal Society of British Artists in 1839.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
61 x 91.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £14,000)
Acquired in:
2014
Vendor:
Private vendor

Provenance

Newmans Auction, 1975 (as ‘from the collection of Porrington Jackson’); sold Sotheby’s 2007. An Art Loss Register search has been carried out.

Venue details

River & Rowing Museum Mill Meadows, HENLEY-ON-THAMES Oxfordshire RG9 1BF 01491 415600 www.rrm.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £11)

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

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