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An image of Crossing the bar, Scarborough by John Mogford

John Mogford

(England 15 Oct 1821 – 02 Nov 1885)

Title
Crossing the bar, Scarborough
Year
1877
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

54.0 x 76.7 cm stretcher; 62.8 x 86.0 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., brown paint "John Mogford 1877".
Credit
Purchased 1879
Accession number
6115
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW 1879. Purchased from the Sydney International Exhibition, 17 September 1879 - 20 April 1880.

Bibliography (4)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 130 (illus.).

Patricia McDonald, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, 'Art at the Garden Palace', pg. 25-29, Sydney, 1979, 38.

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 133. cat.no. 1502

Author Unknown, Sydney International Exhibition: Official catalogue of exhibits, Sydney, 1879, 453.

Exhibition history (2)

Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880

Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979