Una fascina di olive
William Charles Thomas Dobson
08 Dec 1817 - 30 Jan 1898
watercolour over pencil underdrawing
57.0 x 47.0 cm sheet; frame 80.3 x 70.0 x 5.3 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., "18 WCTD [artist's monogram] 77".
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition 1887, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 21 Jun 1887–07 Jan 1888
Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1993–24 Oct 1993
British and European watercolours - the first thirty years of the collection 1875-1906, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1996–02 Jun 1996
Victorian watercolours: selections from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Jul 2000–27 Aug 2000
Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW 1888
Referenced in 5 publications
James Bruce, Sydney Morning Herald, 'An Empire unlamented: Victorian watercolours', Sydney, 22 Jul 2000, p 12 [Spectrum].
John Oldcastle, Magazine of Art, 'Our living artists. William C T Dobson, RA', London, Jan 1878, pp 183–86: p 186.
Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, 'the Watercolour Technique', pg.5-6, Sydney, 1993, cover (colour illus.), 6 (illus.). no catalogue numbers
Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Watercolour versus oil', pg.4-8, Sydney, 2000, 8 (colour illus.). cat.no. 9
Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, Heidelberg, May 1996, 6 (illus.).