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Title

Anxious enquiries


Artist

William McTaggart

Scotland

25 Oct 1835 - 02 Apr 1910


Details


Date

circa 1860


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil and pencil on board


Dimensions

25.5 x 21.6 cm board; 34.5 x 31.0 x 5.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1984


Location

Not on display


Accession number

33.1984


Artist information

William McTaggart

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Betty McTaggart, Scotland, daughter of the artist

Christina Pleschner, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christina Pleschner, grandaughter of the artist 1984.


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


James Caw, William McTaggart, Glasgow, 1917, 279. Possible "Anxious inquiries' 11 x 8¼ unsigned sketch of about 1860

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 9. no catalogue numbers

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 121 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 129. cat.no. 1409

Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981. no catalogue numbers