Revolt of a Tribe

Revolt of a Tribe. Arthur Melville ARSA RSW (1855–1904). Watercolour, 14 x 21 inches (35 ½ x 53 cm.). Inscribed lower left “Revolt of a tribe,” and signed and dated lower right “Arthur Melville / Baghdad 1882,” with the artist’s label on the frame. Provenance: J. C. Cox, Invertrossachs, Callander, Dundee; bought from the Artist, and thence by descent; Private Collection, Spain.

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MacKay, Agnes Ethel. Arthur Melville, Scottish Impressionist, 1855–1904. London: F. Lewis Publishers, 1951. pp. 70 and 142; No. 266)

McConkey, Kenneth. Paintings by Arthur Melville. Exhibition Catalogue. Edinburgh: Bourne Fine Art; London: The Fine Art Society, 2013. No. 2.

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