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Title

Derwent Water, Lake District


Artist

John Glover

England, Australia

18 Feb 1767 - 09 Dec 1849


About

This drawing is almost identical to another, 'Derwent Water', 1831, in a Glover sketchbook in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Derwent Water is a lake near Keswick in England's Lake District.

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


Details


Other Title

Derwent Water


Date

(circa 1831)


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pen and grey-brown ink, wash on sheet from sketchbook


Dimensions

12.8 x 18.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1986


Location

Not on display


Accession number

297.1986


Artist information

John Glover

Works in the collection

14


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Sydney, 1995, 6.

Hendrik Kolenberg, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, 'Introduction', pg. 6-16, Sydney, 2005, 9, 24 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 17 (illus.). cat.no. 1

Elwyn Lynn, The Australian, 'An eye for Glover's nature', Sydney, 20 Oct 1986, 6.

John McPhee, John Glover 1767-1849, Sydney, 1986, 16 (illus.). cat.no. 3