Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

Western art

View More:


Title

Classical landscape

circa 1820


Artist

John Glover

England, Australia

18 Feb 1767 - 09 Dec 1849


Details


Date

circa 1820


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

149.2 x 240.1 cm stretcher; 183.5 x 276.7 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1975


Location

Not on display


Accession number

59.1975


Artist information

John Glover

Works in the collection

14


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Christopher Gibbs Ltd, London, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christopher Gibbs Ltd, 1975


Referenced in 11 publications

Bibliography


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.).