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An image of The Butter Tower of the Cathedral, Rouen by Thomas Colman Dibdin

Thomas Colman Dibdin

(England 22 Oct 1810 – 26 Dec 1893)

Title
The Butter Tower of the Cathedral, Rouen
Other titles:
The Butter Tower of the Cathedral at Rouen
Year
1879
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
watercolour and bodycolour with gum, pen and ink, over pencil underdrawing
Dimensions

113.5 x 77.0 cm sight

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., "T C Dibdin 1879".
Credit
Purchased 1880
Accession number
5777
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Thomas Colman Dibdin, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1880

Bibliography (5)

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 7. no catalogue numbers

Patricia McDonald, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, 'Art at the Garden Palace', pg. 25-29, Sydney, 1979, 39.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1880, 1880, 35. no. 9?

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000. cat.no. 8

Author Unknown, Sydney International Exhibition: Official catalogue of exhibits, Sydney, 1879, 455. "Does not require any special mention"

Exhibition history (5)

Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880

Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979

Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1993–24 Oct 1993

British and European watercolours - the first thirty years of the collection 1875-1906, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1996–02 Jun 1996

Victorian watercolours: selections from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Jul 2000–27 Aug 2000