oil on canvas
98.4 x 151.6; 135.5 x 188.8 x 13.5cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., "David Roberts R.A. 1858".
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Royal Academy of Arts, 1858, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1858–1858
Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981
For Auld Lang Syne: images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, 12 Apr 2014–27 Jul 2014
Robert Napier Esq., post 1858, Scotland, Commissioned by Napier in 1858
F.W. Cozens, pre 17 May 1890, Sold Christie's London, 17 May 1890, lot no. 133
Christie's London, 17 May 1890, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christie's London, 17 May 1890, lot no. 133
Referenced in 8 publications
James Ballantine, The Life of David Roberts RA, Edinburgh, 1866.
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 168 (illus.).
Alison Inglis, For Auld Lang Syne: images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation, 'Patronage and plaid: Scottish-Australian artists and patrons of art in the colonial period', pg. 275-309, Ballarat, 2014, 290, 291 (colour illus.).
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 152 (illus.). cat.no. 1867
K. Sim, David Roberts, London, 1984.
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 20 Sep 1890.
New South Wales Art Gallery pictures, Sydney, 1931.
Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers