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Title

Mosman's Bay


Artist

John Mather

Scotland, Australia

1848 - 18 Feb 1916


About

A ferry between Mosman's Bay on Sydney's North Shore and the city provided access for visitors to the popular artists' camp at Edwards Beach.

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


Details


Place where the work was made

Mosman Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1889


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

pencil, watercolour, white gouache


Dimensions

39.0 x 54.0 cm sight


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown watercolour "J. Mather 10.89".


Credit

Purchased 1890


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4402


Artist information

John Mather

Works in the collection

8


Place

Where the work was made
Mosman

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


George Galway, Fifty years of Australian art 1879-1929, New South Wales, 1929, 52 (illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2005, 91 (colour illus.).

Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Sydney, 1991, 15 (colour illus.), 78. plate no. 5, cat.no. 54

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Art Society of New South Wales Spring Exhibition Catalogue (1889), Sydney, 1889. cat.no. 132

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 89