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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
Not on display
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: