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.


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

River & Rowing Museum

Mill Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BF
01491 415600

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

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