Charles Altamont Doyle, 'Meditation

Charles Altamont Doyle, 'Meditation

Charles Altamont Doyle (1832-93)
'Meditation, Self Portrait'
1885-93
Watercolour
Museum no. P.12-1981

This watercolour comes from one of the sketchbooks used by the artist during his stay in the Royal Montrose Lunatic Asylum in Scotland. His son, the writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, organised an exhibition of the artist's work in London in 1924.