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Howard Ashton

(England, Australia 09 Aug 1877 – 30 Apr 1964)

Through sunny meadows
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
(circa 1898)
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

71.1 x 142.3 cm stretcher; 99.4 x 171.0 x 7.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, grey/blue oil "Howard Ashton". Not dated.
Purchased 1898
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

Jane Clark, Golden summers: Heidelberg and beyond, 'Sydney Harbour', pg. 150-152, Melbourne, 1985, 163 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, A century of Australian landscape: mood and moment, Sydney, 1983, 15, 50 (colour illus.). 31

Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, Sydney, 1983. 15 Note no pagination, text reference only.

R.F.I., Australian magazine, 'Impressionism in Art', pg. 347, Sydney, Aug 1899, 347 (illus.).

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 14-15. 7

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1898), Sydney, 1898, not paginated. 57

Vivienne Webb, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Golden age', pg. 37-38, Sydney, 2000, 66 (colour illus.), 300.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Society of Artist's Exhibition', author unknown, Sydney, 27 Aug 1898, unknown. see AGNSW Press Clippings 1894-1906, pg. 187

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph, 'Society of Artists. Annual Spring Show. A Fine Collection. Some Melbourne Work.', author unknown, Sydney, 27 Aug 1898, unknown (b&w line illus.). see AGNSW Press Clippings 1894-1906, pg.188

Exhibition history (4)

Society of Artists Spring Exhibition (1898), Vickery's Chambers, Sydney, 27 Aug 1898–Sep 1898

Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:

A century of Australian landscape painting: mood and moment:

Golden Summers - Heidelberg and beyond: