Watson, Keith Lovet (1929-2017): Cats on rooftops at St Ives, signed, watercolour, gouache and ink, 37 x 46.4 cms. Presented by the artist in 2004.
The artist was loosely inspired by the famous Cornish nursery rhyme:
As I was going to St. Ives I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks, each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits: kits, cats, sacks and wives,
How many were going to St. Ives?