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An image of The gardener by Frederick McCubbin

Frederick McCubbin

(Australia 25 Feb 1855 – 20 Dec 1917)

The gardener
Place of origin
South YarraMelbourneVictoriaAustralia
(circa 1910)
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

76.2 x 132.0 cm stretcher; 96.2 x 152.3 x 11.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black oil "F McCubbin". Not dated.
Purchased 1977
Accession number
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (4)

Okko Boer, Masters of the Heidelberg School, Leichhardt, 1998, 74 (colour illus.). plate no. 74

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'Australian Art in the Old Courts', pg. 24-37, Sydney, 1984, 36 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce and Haruo Arikawa, Two hundred years of Australian painting: nature, people and art in the southern continent, Tokyo, 1992, 84 (colour illus.). 39

Vivienne Webb, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Golden age', pg. 37-38, Sydney, 2000, 70 (colour illus.), 71 (colour illus, detail), 301.

Exhibition history (1)

Two hundred years of Australian painting : Nature, people and art in the southern continent: