Rainey, William (1852-1936; English)
The Market Boat
Watercolour on paper
Purchased, 1901 (selected by the Royal Academy)
National Gallery of Victoria (107-2)

The artist worked mainly as an illustrator of children’s books and magazines.


AR 1901, p.23; NGV 1905, p.78 (II.Stawell Gallery, no.169; size given as 12 x 9 inches) [£20] 

For details on the artist, see Bénézit 11, p.629 and Mallalieu (1976), p.214; and for reproductions of other works, see http://www.artnet.com/artists/william-rainey/past-auction-results and http://www.lookandlearn.com/blog/10833/william-rainey-artist/