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An image of A Victorian homestead by Nicholas Chevalier

Nicholas Chevalier

(United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand 09 May 1828 – 15 Mar 1902)

A Victorian homestead
Other titles:
Gum trees, pool and cattle, Victoria
Gumtrees and pool
Gum trees and pool and cattle. Victoria.
(circa 1860)
Media category
Materials used
oil on cardboard on hardboard

39.4 x 58.4 cm board; 62.0 x 80.5 x 6.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, dark brown oil "N.C.". Not dated.
Bequest of Mrs Nicholas Chevalier 1919
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Tracy Cooper-Lavery, Jane Clark and James Broadbent, Town & country: Portraits of Colonial homes & gardens, Bendigo, 2005, 52. 12

Simon Gregg, Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey, Sale, 2011, 186 (colour illus.). This work is 17 in the exhibition and no. 41 in the 'Catalogue raisonné - paintings'.

Barry Pearce, A century of Australian landscape: mood and moment, Sydney, 1983, 14, 22 (colour illus.). 5

Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, Sydney, 1983, (illus.). 2; not paginated.

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 5. 2; titled 'Gumtrees and pool'.

Simone Wildhaber-Creux, Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991, 'Nicholas Chevalier', pg. 53-66, Sydney, 1991, 57 (colour illus.), 110. 39

Exhibition history (6)

100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948

Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:

A century of Australian landscape painting: mood and moment:

Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991:

Town and country: Portraits of Colonial homes and gardens:

Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey: