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An image of Mount Etna from the Greek Theatre, Taormina, Sicily by John MacWhirter

John MacWhirter

(Scotland 27 Mar 1839 – 28 Jan 1911)

Title
Mount Etna from the Greek Theatre, Taormina, Sicily
Year
1890
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

121.5 x 190.7 cm stretcher; 166.5 x 235.8 x 11.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., brown paint "MacW". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of D.P. McEwen 1899
Accession number
6098
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

D.P. McEwen, Gift of D.P. McEwen 1899

Bibliography (5)

Renée Free, Scottish paintings from the collection, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 122 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 129. cat.no. 1412

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1890, 156.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Annual, Unknown, Dec 1903, 11 (illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1890, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1890–1890

Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981