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An image of Wet evening, George Street, Sydney by A Henry Fullwood
Alternate image of Wet evening, George Street, Sydney by A Henry Fullwood

A Henry Fullwood

(Australia 15 Mar 1863 – 01 Oct 1930)

Title
Wet evening, George Street, Sydney
Year
(1889)
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
charcoal, white pastel and stump
Dimensions

100.5 x 71.7 cm sight; 141.5 x 112.5 x 2.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., charcoal "A.Hy. Fullwood/ ...". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1898
Accession number
201
Location
Not on display
Further information

In this drawing the former Sydney General Post Office building is on the left with the tower of the Town Hall in the distance. The related oil painting is in the collection of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth.

excerpt from Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, '19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels in the Gallery's collection', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005

Bibliography (14)

Betty Currie, Girolamo Pieri Nerli (1863-1926), Melbourne, 1976, 15, 27, 28, (illus.).

Alan Davies, Judith Ainge and Howard Tanner, An Edwardian summer: Sydney & beyond through the lens of Arthur Wigram Allen, 'Sydney at the dawn of the Edwardian era', pg. 33, Sydney, 2010, 32 (colour illus.).

Michael Dunn, Nerli: an Italian painter in the South Pacific, Auckland, 2005, 27.

Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Metropolis', pg. 13-70, Glebe, 2000, 34 (colour illus.).

Peter Emmett, Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.

George Galway, Fifty years of Australian art 1879-1929, New South Wales, 1929, 69 (illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, 'Introduction', pg. 6-16, Sydney, 2005, 15, 138, 139 (colour illus.).

William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), 'Sydney in the eighties and nineties', pg. 232-246, Sydney, 1934, opposite 234 (illus.).

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Art Society of New South Wales Spring Exhibition Catalogue (1889), Sydney, 1889. cat.no. 12

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Art Society of New South Wales Autumn Exhibition 1889: watercolours & drawings, Sydney, 1889, 13 (illus., pen and ink drawing). cat.no. 17; inscribed 'Sketch for painting in progress'

S.H. Ervin Gallery and Wollongong City Gallery, A Henry Fullwood in Australia, Sydney, 1984. cat.no. 6

DH Souter., Art and Architecture (Vol. 3, No. 1), 'AH Fullwood, landscapist, being a review of his Australian work', Sydney, 1906, opposite 6 (illus.).

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 16

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'The Art Society's Exhibition', pg. 4, Sydney, 13 Dec 1890, 4.

Exhibition history (7)

Autumn Exhibition: watercolours and black & white drawings (1889), Union Chambers, 30 Mar 1889 -

Tenth Annual Exhibition of the Art Society of New South Wales (1889), Society Rooms, Union Chambers, Sydney, 1889 -

A. Henry Fullwood in Australia (1984):

Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990

Metropolis, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 18 Dec 1999–02 Apr 2000

19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2005–24 Jul 2005

An Edwardian summer: The photography of Arthur Wigram Allen (2010), Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 11 Dec 2010–26 Apr 2011