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An image of Tunnel Rock, Cape Schanck, Victoria by Nicholas Chevalier

Nicholas Chevalier

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

Title
Tunnel Rock, Cape Schanck, Victoria
Other titles:
Barker's Bluff, Cape Schanck
Year
1862
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on cardboard
Dimensions

30.6 x 47.0 cm; 29.0 x 45.2 cm sight edge; 47.0 x 63.2 x 6.2 cm frame

Credit
Bequest of Mrs Nicholas Chevalier 1919
Accession number
4477
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (5)

Simon Gregg, Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey, Sale, 2011, 191 (colour illus.), 193. cat.no. 54; titled 'Barker's Bluff, Cape Schanck'; ; related work cat.no. 199, ‘Barker’s Bluff, near Cape Schanck’, pg. 133 (colour illus.)

Rodney James (Curator), The artists' retreat: Discovering the Mornington Peninsula 1850s to the present, Victoria, 1999, 15, 37. cat.no. 27

Anne Ryan, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Colonial eyes', pg. 17-36, Sydney, 2000, 18, 33 (colour illus.), 300.

Charles Summers, Catalogue of the Annual Exhibition of Fine Arts, 'Oil paintings', pg. 2-6, Melbourne, Dec 1862, 3. cat.no. 19; titled 'Barker's Bluff, Cape Schanck'.

Simone Wildhaber-Creux, Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991, 'Nicholas Chevalier', pg. 53-66, Sydney, 1991, 59 (colour illus.), 110. cat.no. 41

Exhibition history (4)

Annual Exhibition of Fine Arts, Studio of Charles Summers, Melbourne, Dec 1862 -

Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991:

Plein-air painting in Europe 1780-1850, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Sep 2004–31 Oct 2004

Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey: