(Australia 15 Mar 1863 – 01 Oct 1930)
97.5 x 67.5 cm sheet; 118.0 x 87.0 cm external dims of slip; 131.0 x 101.0 x 6.0 cm frame
According to Geoffrey Fullwood, the artist's son, the young woman in the foreground of this pastel is his mother, Clyda Blanche Fullwood. Henry Fullwood married Clyda in 1896. She was a pianist and the daughter of the Sydney photographer John Herbert Newman. In this pastel she is about 20 to 22 years of age.
excerpt from Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, '19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels in the Gallery's collection', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005
Leigh Astbury, Sunlight and shadow: Australian impressionist painters 1880-1900, Rushcutters Bay, 1989, 125 (colour illus.). plate no. 92
Sarah Engledow, Impressions: painting light & life, Catalogue essay, pg. 7-16, Canberra, 2011, 11, 114 (caption), 115 (colour illus.). cat.no. 49
Hendrik Kolenberg, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, 'Introduction', pg. 6-16, Sydney, 2005, 12, 13 (colour illus., detail), 14, 140, 141 (colour illus.).
Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Australian images from the past: whether rarely seen or familiar, these works move and delight us', pg. 24-27, Newtown, Apr 2005, 25-26.
Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 75
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art Society's exhibition', pg. 6, Sydney, 08 Sep 1898, 6.
Author Unknown, Art Society of New South Wales Nineteenth Annual Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney, 1898, 22 (illus., pen and ink drawing). cat.no. 154
Nineteenth Annual Exhibition of the Art Society of New South Wales (1898), Society Rooms, Union Chambers, Sydney, 1898 -
Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990
19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2005–24 Jul 2005
Impressions: painting light and life, National Portrait Gallery [Parliamentary Zone], Canberra, 25 Nov 2011–04 Mar 2012