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Title

The Acolyte

1889


Artist

George Walton

Australia

1855 - 30 Dec 1890


Details


Other Titles

The Chorister

Acolyte


Date

1889


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

110.8 x 74.0 cm stretcher; 149.5 x 120.0 x 12.4 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 109 x 72.5 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed l.l. corner, yellow oil "G. WALTON/ 1889".


Credit

Purchased 1891


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6075


Artist information

George Walton

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Maurice Brodzky (Editor), Table talk, 'Art and artists. Victorian winter exhibition', pg. 6, Melbourne, 10 May 1889, 6. Review of the 1889 Victorian Artists' Society Winter exhibition.

Rev Dr Tom Elich (Editor), Liturgy News, 'Our cover', pg. 16, Brisbane, Dec 2002, front cover (colour illus.), 16 (colour illus., detail).

George Galway, Fifty years of Australian art by members of Royal Art Society 1879-1929, Sydney, 1929, 54 (illus.).

Victorian Artists Society, Victorian Artists' Society catalogue of winter exhibition, May 1889, Melbourne, 1889. cat.no. 75, 'The Acolyte', £84-0-0

Illustrated Australian news and musical times, 'The Victorian Artists' Society', pg. 21, Melbourne, 01 Jun 1889, 21. Review of the 1889 Victorian Artists' Society Winter exhibition.

The Australasian, 'The pictorial: pictures at the Victorian Artists' exhibition', pg. 968, Melbourne, 11 May 1889, 968. Review of the 1889 Victorian Artists' Society Winter exhibition. Pages in 'The Australasian' were numbered from the first issue of the year.