Watkins Susan

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IN 1946 NORFOLK banker Goldsborough Serpell bequeathed to the Museum an extraordinary gift of paintings, oil studies, academic drawings, and sketches by his wife, the artist Susan Watkins (1875-1913). Among the most important gifts made to the Museum prior to Walter P. Chrysler Jr.'s arrival in 1971, the Serpell bequest comprises 62 works of art by Watkins, as well as photographs, scrapbooks, and other memorabilia documenting her career.