Petraja & Portrait of the Artist's Wife & Miss Georgina Treherne
- Art Funded
- 1) 31 x 65 cm; 2) 63.5 x 52 cm; 3) 48 x 67 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £52,339 (Total: £66,690)
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.