The Aquatic, Chelsea

Walter Greaves, 1846-1930

Signed lower right, and inscribed with title

Oil on canvas

17 x 20 1/16 inches (43.2 x 53.2 cm)

The Aquatic Tavern was the westernmost hostelry before the wharves and creek which separated Chelsea from Fulham. Turner's retreat, where he lived with the widowed Mrs Booth, now replaced by 119 Cheyne Row, was immediately next door/

Provenance: the estate of Amaryllis Fleming.

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