Tobit’s Mill

Tobit’s Mill. Arthur Melville ARSA RSW (1855–1904). Watercolour, 10 x 15 inches; 25.4 x 38.2 cm. c.1898, signed. Provenance: Mrs Morton Robertson n.d., The Fine Art Society, 1980; Private Collection, Scotland. Although the precise location of Tobit’s Mill has not been identified, it seems likely that this splendid study of a tree was painted on the Thames, possibly near Pangbourne, where the artist worked in 1889. — Kenneth McConkey

Exhibition history

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McConkey, Kenneth. Lavery and the Glasgow Boys. Exhibition Catalogue. Clandeboye, County Down: The Ava Gallery; Edinburgh: Bourne Fine Art; London: The Fine Art Society, 2013. No. 9.

Last modified 4 October 2011