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An image of Anxious enquiries by William McTaggart

William McTaggart

(Scotland 25 Oct 1835 – 02 Apr 1910)

Title
Anxious enquiries
Year
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
Accession number
33.1984
Location
Not on display
Provenance (2)

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.

Bibliography (5)

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.).

Renée Free, Scottish paintings from the collection, Sydney, 1981. no catalogue numbers

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

Exhibition history (2)

Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981

Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1993–24 Oct 1993