Catalogue No. 87
Oil on canvas, 31 1/2 ins by 26 ins

Artist: Watts, George Frederic OM RA
The Judgement of Paris (The Three Graces)

Oil on canvas, 31 1/2 ins by 26 ins

Collection Details
Louis Miller, 1878; 1st Lord Faringdon by 1905; included in his sale, Sotheby’s, 13 June 1934, lot 137, when it was bought by Lord Faringdon.

M.H. Speilmann, The Works of G.F. Watts, RA, 1886, p. 30; M S Watts, Watts, 1912, ii, pp.44–5.

Exhibition Details
Paris, Exposition Universelle, 1878, No.265; Grosvenor Gallery, May 1887, no. 57; RA, Winter, 1905, No.230.

According to M S Watts, the model known as ‘long Mary’, who sat to the artist from the early 1860s for several years, inspired the present work.