1) A landscape painted during Watts' stay in Careggi near Rome, Villa Petraja is one of the Medici villas of the area, dated 1844-45.

2) A beautiful study of his second wife, Mary Seton Watts painted during their honeymoon in Turkey, dated 1886-87. 3) Georgina is depicted resting and singing at Little Holland House, Watts' Kensington Studio, dated circa 1855-56. Georgina was later disowned by her family for eloping and then fought constant battles against her family and husband who were trying to get her committed to a lunatic asylum (main illustration).


The artist's widow; the artist's ward Mrs Michael Chapman; then by descent; Sotheby's, 2004.

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