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Artist

A Henry Fullwood

Australia

15 Mar 1863 - 01 Oct 1930


About

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


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1898


Media category

Pastel


Materials used

pastel on brown laid paper


Dimensions

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


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown pastel "A Hy. Fullwood/ .../ 98".


Credit

Purchased 1898


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5698


Artist information

A Henry Fullwood

Works in the collection

30


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


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, Sydney, Apr 2005, 25-26.

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 75

Author Unknown, Art Society of New South Wales Nineteenth Annual Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney, 1898, 22 (illus., pen and ink drawing). cat.no. 154

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art Society's exhibition', pg. 6, Sydney, 08 Sep 1898, 6.