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Title

Great Britain in Egypt, 1886

1887


Artist

Walter Charles Horsley

England

12 Feb 1855 - 18 May 1934


Details


Other Title

Great Britain in Europe


Date

1887


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

122.5 x 154.9 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., oil "Walter C Horsley 87".


Credit

Purchased 1889


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6058


Artist information

Walter Charles Horsley

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Walter Charles Horsley, Purchased from the artist by the AGNSW 1889


Referenced in 26 publications

Bibliography


Anon., The Art Journal, vol 5, 'The Royal Academy exhibition', London, Jul 1887, pp 245–48: illus p 247.

Anon., Sydney Morning Herald, no 16152, 'Review of the year – art', Sydney, 31 Dec 1889, p 9.

Anon., Athenaeum, no 3109, 'The Royal Academy (Third notice)', London, 28 May 1887, pp 708–10: p 710.

Anon., The Art Journal, vol 5, 'The Royal Academy exhibition', London, Aug 1887, pp 277–80: p 279.

Roger Benjamin, Ursula Prunster, Lynne Thornton and Mounira Khemir, Orientalism – Delacroix to Klee, Sydney, 1997-1998, p 89, no 33, col illus p 89.

Henry Blackburn (Editor), Academy notes 1887, London, 1887, p 20.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 90, illus p 90.

Algernon Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904, London, 1905-1906, vol 4, p 163.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 106, no 1039.

J Lake, Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne: official guide to the picture galleries and catalogue of fine arts, Melbourne, 1888-1889, p 21, no 77.

Claude Phillips, Academy, no 785, 'The Royal Academy - II', London, 21 May 1887, pp 368–69: p 369.

John Saxby (Editor), Look, Sydney, Oct 2015, col illus p 51.

Colin McKay Smith, Daily Telegraph, 'The National Art Gallery of New South Wales', Sydney, 13 Apr 1897.

Triumvir, Sydney Morning Herald, no 15960, 'Art, Music and the drama', Sydney, 18 May 1889, p 7.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, p 404 (27 Nov 1888).

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, p 411 (30 Jan 1889).

Centennial International Exhibition: official catalogue of the exhibits with introductory notices of the countries exhibiting, Melbourne, 1888-1889.

Fifth Autumn exhibition, Manchester, 1887, p 21, no 197.

Official record of the Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888–1889, Melbourne, 1890, p 641, no 36.

National Art Gallery (report of trustees for the year 1889), Sydney, 1890, p 1.

Loan collection of works of art contributed by Trustees National Art Gallery of NSW and members of the Art Society of NSW: catalogue, Sydney, 1895, np, no 27.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1912, p 63, no 196.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 52, no 172.

The exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, MDCCCLXXXVII, the one hundred and nineteenth, London, 1887, p 38, no 1047.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 29, 72.

An exhibition of a selected number of subject pictures belonging to the national collection, typescript exh cat, Sydney, Jul 1943, p 10.