oil on canvas
149.2 x 240.1 cm stretcher; 183.5 x 276.7 x 9.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
The sixth exhibition of the Society of British artists, Royal Society of British Artists, London, 1829–1829
Painting in England 1799-1900, Christopher Gibbs Ltd, London, London, Dec 1973–Dec 1973
John Glover and the Colonial Picturesque:
Christopher Gibbs Ltd, London, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christopher Gibbs Ltd, 1975
Referenced in 11 publications
Christopher Gibbs Ltd, London, Painting in England 1799-1900, London, 1973. cat.no. 4
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 68 (illus.).
David Hansen, John Glover and the Colonial Picturesque, Hobart, 2003, 66, 67 (colour illus.), 170 (colour illus.). cat.no. 38; titled 'A landscape with a Sybil's Temple: Composition'; dated 1816
Terry Ingham, The Australian financial review, 'Saleroom', Sydney, 09 Aug 1979, 17 (illus.).
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 88. cat.no. 758
John McPhee, John Glover, Launceston, 1977, 29 (illus.). cat.no. 24
John McPhee, The Art of John Glover, Melbourne, 1980, 85 (colour illus.). "Landscape with ruins and a distant view of the sea"
Bernard Rigby, Look, 'The Golden Section: a mysterious number that does something to our brains', pg. 8, Sydney, Mar 2002, 8 (colour illus.).
Royal Society of British Artists, The sixth exhibition of the Society of British artists, 1829.
Andrew Sayers, JMW Turner, 'Turner and the origins of landscape painting in Australia', Canberra, 1996, 205 (colour illus.).
Vivienne Webb, Look, 'Colonial perspective', pg. 22-23, Melbourne, Apr 2001, 23 (colour illus.).