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Collection

Sir George Clausen

(England 18 Apr 1852 – 22 Nov 1944)

Title
Propping the rick; a stormy day
Year
1911
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

102.0 x 123.0 cm stretcher; 122.0 x 144.0 x 7.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., black paint "G CLAUSEN 1911".
Credit
Purchased 1912
Accession number
4803
Location
Not on display
Provenance (2)

Captain John Edmund Audley Harvey, London/England, sold Christie's London, 3 May 1912 'The collection of choice modern pictures and water colour drawings of the British and Continential Schools of Captain John Audley Harvey' lot no. 56. Purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons.

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, 03 May 1912, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Arthur Tooth & Sons 1912. Purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons from Christie's London, 3 May 1912, lot no. 56 and sold to the AGNSW on the same day. Tooth stock no. 5759, stock book 4: 1 July 1905 - 30 June 1913.

Bibliography (4)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Victorian Social conscience, Sydney, 1976.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 30 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 64. cat.no. 368

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1911, 169 (illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1911, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1911–1911

Victorian Social Conscience, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Aug 1976–19 Sep 1976