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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