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An image of Derwent Water, Lake District by John Glover
Alternate image of Derwent Water, Lake District by John Glover

John Glover

(England, Australia 18 Feb 1767 – 09 Dec 1849)

Title
Derwent Water, Lake District
Other titles:
Derwent Water
Year
(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
Accession number
297.1986
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (5)

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

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

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

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

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

Exhibition history (5)

John Glover 1767-1849, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, 30 Sep 1986–28 Oct 1986

Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 14 Jul 1995–17 Sep 1995

Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998

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

Themes and Variations: Australian drawings from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, 17 Oct 2008–30 Nov 2008