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Ethel Walker

(Scotland 09 Jun 1861 – 02 Mar 1951)

Parrot and roses
Other titles:
The parrot and the roses
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

50.5 x 41.0 cm stretcher; 66.0 x 55.5 x 6.8 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., grey paint "Ethel Walker". Not dated.
Purchased 1933
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Barbizon House, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Barbizon House 1933

Bibliography (5)

Barbizon House, Barbizon House: an illustrated record, London, 1933, (illus.). 27

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 202 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 171. 2199

Sydney Ure Smith, Art in Australia, 'Recent Purchases for the National Art Gallery of NSW', pg. 8-15, Sydney, May 1934, 10.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'British Painting 1900-1950', Adelaide, 1966. 38

Exhibition history (3)

National Art Gallery of NSW purchases, Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London, 20 Sep 1933–07 Oct 1933

An Illustrated Record, Barbizon House, London, 1933–1933

British Painting 1900-1950: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1966–Mar 1966