Scarlet Poppies

The Chalk Cutting. Arthur Melville ARSA RSW (1855–1904). 1898. Oil on canvas, 33 x 36 inches. Inscribed “The Chalk Cutting/by/Arthur Melville/30 Melbury Road/Kensington/W” on a label attached to the stretcher. On loan from the National Gallery of Scotland. Provenance: The estate of Arthur melville; sale by instruction of the estate executors, Dowell’s Ltd., Edinburgh, 11 march 1922: The late Arthur melville, lot 30; with The Fine Art Society, 1983; Richard Shepherd, Langan’s brasserie, London. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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McConkey, Kenneth. Paintings by Arthur Melville. Exhibition Catalogue. Edinburgh: Bourne Fine Art; London: The Fine Art Society, 2013. No. 11.

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