Lilian Mackintosh Reclining. George Frederick Watts (1817−1904). c. 1900. Graphite on blue paper. 180 x 113 mm (7 3/32 x 4 1/2 inches). Inscribed v along left edge: "R's mother head and hair / sketch by Watts" [by Lilian's son Ronald Chapman]. Lilian was Watts's and Mrs. Watts's adopted daughter. Inscription by Lilian's son Ronald Chapman (to the reverse) confirming that the image is of his mother. — Paul Crowther. [Click on the images to enlarge them.]

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Crowther, Paul. Awakening Beauty: The Crowther-Oblak Collection of Victorian Art. Exhibition catalogue. Ljubljana: National Gallery of Slovenia; Galway: Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, 2014. No. 142.

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