. 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.
The Fine Art Society, London, has most generously given its permission to use information, images, and text from its catalogues in the Victorian Web, and this generosity has led to the creation of hundreds and hundreds of the site's most valuable documents on painting, drawing, sculpture, furniture, textiles, ceramics, glass, metalwork, and the people who created them. The copyright on text and images from their catalogues remains, of course, with the Fine Art Society. [GPL]
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.
Last modified 27 May 2014