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An image of A seat in St James's Park, London by George John Pinwell

George John Pinwell

(England 1842 – 1875)

Title
A seat in St James's Park, London
Year
1869
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
watercolour and bodycolour over pencil underdrawing
Dimensions

40.6 x 59.0 cm sight; 68.0 x 88.0 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., "G.J.Pinwell/ 69".
Credit
Purchased 1886
Accession number
1115
Location
Not on display
Provenance (2)

Christie's London, 19 Jun 1886, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christie's London, 19 June 1886. Purchased through Messrs Vokins [dealer].

Edward Dalziel, 1876-19 Jun 1886, London/England, Sold Christie's London, 19 June 1886

Bibliography (4)

E. Chesneau, The English School of Painting, 1885.

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 10 (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Watercolour verses oil', pg.4-8, Sydney, 2000, 7 (colour illus.). cat.no. 29

G.C. Williamson, George J. Pinwell, London, 1900, 19, 31 (illus.).

Exhibition history (8)

First Annual International Exhibition, Royal Albert Hall of Arts and Sciences, London, 01 May 1871–30 Sep 1871

Unknown, Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours 1875, Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours, London, 1875–1875

Pinwell exhibition 1876, Deschamps Gallery, London, 1876–1876

Paris Exposition Universelle, 1878, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 01 May 1878–10 Nov 1878

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 Childhood, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Feb 1999–19 Mar 1999

Victorian watercolours: selections from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Jul 2000–27 Aug 2000