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An image of The Ovens Valley, Victoria by Nicholas Chevalier

Nicholas Chevalier

(United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand 09 May 1828 – 15 Mar 1902)

Title
The Ovens Valley, Victoria
Other titles:
Gold prospectors on the Bogong Ranges, Victoria [Christopher Day Gallery, Sydney 1984, cat.no. 3]
A Mountainous River Landscape with Figures on a Path [Christie's South Kensington, auction catalogue, 25 May 1983, lot no. 192]
Year
1893
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

39.5 x 59.4 cm stretcher; 66.5 x 87.0 x 10.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "N Chevalier 1893".
Credit
Jean Cameron Gordon Bequest Fund in memory of her mother Mary Gordon 1999
Accession number
212.1999
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (4)

Christie's, Australia Pty. Ltd. (Compilator), Christie's Australia: Australian and International Paintings, Melbourne, Nov 1999, 153 (colour illus.). lot no. 153; titled 'The Ovens Valley, Victoria'

Christie's London, Pictures, watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture: particularly of American, Canadian, African, Australasian, Eastern and Islamic interest, South Kensington, 25 May 1983, 53 (illus.). lot no. 192; titled 'A mountainous river landscape with figures on a path', unframed

Christopher Day Gallery, Early Australian painters, Sydney, 1984, (colour illus.). cat.no. 3; titled 'Gold prospectors on the Bogong Ranges, Victoria', not paginated

Simon Gregg, Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey, 'London and late life', pg. 149-157, Sale, 2011, 154, 250, 251 (colour illus.). cat.no. 175; incorrectly listed as cat.no. 174 on pg. 154.

Exhibition history (4)

Christie's South Kensington: Pictures, watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture, particularly of American, Canadian, African, Australasian, Eastern and Islamic interest, Christie's London, London, 25 May 1983–25 May 1983

Early Australian painters, Christopher Day Gallery, Sydney, 18 Apr 1984–06 May 1984

Australian and International paintings, Christie's, Australia Pty. Ltd., South Yarra, 19 Nov 1999–22 Nov 1999

Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey: