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An image of Reflections by A Henry Fullwood
Alternate image of Reflections by A Henry Fullwood Alternate image of Reflections by A Henry Fullwood

A Henry Fullwood

(Australia 15 Mar 1863 – 01 Oct 1930)

Title
Reflections
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
5698
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (7)

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

Exhibition history (4)

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