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An image of Old houses, Cumberland Street by Julian Ashton

Julian Ashton

(England, Australia 27 Jan 1851 – 27 Apr 1942)

Title
Old houses, Cumberland Street
Other titles:
Cumberland-street, looking South
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(circa 1901)
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
pencil, watercolour, opaque white on white watercolour paper
Dimensions

50.8 x 63.4 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the New South Wales Government 1902
Accession number
5858
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

Caroline Butler-Bowdon, Painting The Rocks: the loss of old Sydney, 'Painting Old Sydney: The 1902 exhibition', pg. 16-27, Sydney, 2010, 54 (colour illus., detail), 123, 125 (colour illus.).

Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 1.

Dinah Dysart, Julian Ashton 1851-1942, Sydney, 1982, 16. cat.no. 46

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, Sydney, 1995, 19 (colour illus.), 114. cat.no. 3

Elwyn Lynn, The Australian landscape and its artists, Rushcutters Bay, 1977, 154 (colour illus.).

Society of Artists, Society of Artists First Exhibition 1895, Sydney, 1895. cat.no. 73

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 5

Vivienne Webb, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Golden age', pg. 37-38, Sydney, 2000, 44 (colour illus.), 300.

Author Unknown, Society of Artists exhibition of pictures of Old Sydney, Sydney, Mar 1902. cat.no. 6; titled 'Cumberland-street, looking South'; priced £25

Exhibition history (8)

Society of Artists First Exhibition (1895), York Street Skating Rink, Sydney, 28 Sep 1895–20 Oct 1895

Exhibition of Pictures of Old Sydney (1902), Society Rooms, Union Chambers, Sydney, Mar 1902 -

Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980

Julian Ashton, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 14 Nov 1981–31 Jan 1982

Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990

Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s:

"When I was young...": artists' impressions of childhood, Global Arts Link, Ipswich, 09 Nov 2002–02 Feb 2003

Painting The Rocks: The loss of old Sydney, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 07 Aug 2010–28 Nov 2010