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An image of A woolshed, Victoria by John Mather

John Mather

(Scotland, Australia 1848 – 18 Feb 1916)

Title
A woolshed, Victoria
Other titles:
The farm
Year
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
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

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.

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.

Exhibition history (3)

Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:

Scottish Painters in Australia (2011), Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Castlemaine, 02 Apr 2011–08 May 2011

For Auld Lang Syne: images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, 12 Apr 2014–27 Jul 2014