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Title

A herring fishery

circa 1884


Artist

William Lionel Wyllie

England

06 Jul 1851 - 06 Apr 1931


Details


Date

circa 1884


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

89.4 x 141.1 cm stretcher; 124.5 x 179.0 x 11.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., black paint "W L Wyllie". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1884


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4533


Artist information

William Lionel Wyllie

Works in the collection

2


Provenance


Messrs Vokins, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Messrs Vokins 1884


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 215 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 180. cat.no. 2338

Editor Unknown (Editor), The magazine of art, London, 1884, 313, 314 (illus.). engraved p. 314