The Eve of the Deluge by William Bell Scott, 1811-90. 1865 "They were eating and drinking Matthew XXIV, verse 38 Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1865, lower left centre. 29 1/4 x 45 '/8 inches (74.3 x 115.2 cm). Exhibited: Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, 1867 (396) There is a small version of this painting in the Tate Gallery, London, presented by Bell Scott's friend and patroness, Miss Alice Boyd of Penkill Castle.
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