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Title

A woolshed, Victoria

1889


Artist

John Mather

Scotland, Australia

1848 - 18 Feb 1916


Details


Other Title

The farm


Date

1889


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

49.7 x 89.7 cm stretcher; 83.6 x 123.3 x 10.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown oil "J.Mather. 7.89.".


Credit

Purchased 1971


Accession number

145.1971


Artist information

John Mather

Works in the collection

8


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Alison Inglis, For Auld Lang Syne: images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation, 'Patronage and plaid: Scottish-Australian artists and patrons of art in the colonial period', pg. 275-309, Ballarat, 2014, 285 (colour illus.), 287.

John McDonald, Art of Australia. Vol 1: Exploration to Federation, 'The only truly representative Australian school of painting', pg. 357-418, Sydney, 2008, 365 (colour illus.), 366.

Kirsten McKay, Scottish painters in Australia, 'Biographies: John Mather', pg. 44-46, Castlemaine, 2011, 44 (colour illus., detail), 45, 55.

Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, Sydney, 1983. cat.no. 6; Note no pagination text reference only.