An apple orchard in Brittany
24 Oct 1868 - 09 Feb 1909
Blossoms - an apple orchard in Brittany
oil on canvas
60.7 x 50.0 cm stretcher; 78.5 x 68.5 x 7.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., "Conder 1902".
Bequest of Mrs J P Johnson 1939
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Exhibition of paintings by Charles Conder (1903), Dutch Gallery, London, Nov 1903–Dec 1903
Unknown, Queensland Art Gallery 1957, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 1957–1957
Charles Conder: 1868-1909 (1966):
- National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Melbourne 09 Aug 1966–04 Sep 1966
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 09 Nov 1966–04 Dec 1966
European masters and Australian painting from Australian collections:
Les étés d'or: A homage to France, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 30 Jun 1989–30 Jul 1989
Referenced in 11 publications
Okko Boer, Masters of the Heidelberg School, Leichhardt, 1998, 58 (colour illus.). plate no. 54
Dutch Gallery, Exhibition of paintings by Charles Conder, London, 1903. possibly cat.no.15; titled 'Blossoms'
Dinah Dysart, Les étés d'or: A homage to France, Sydney, 1989. cat.no. 23; titled 'An apple orchard in Brittany'
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 32 (illus.).
Frank Gibson and Campbell Dodgson, Charles Conder: his life and work, London, 1914, 44, 46, (illus.). plate no. 59; titled 'Blossoms'
Dr Ursula Hoff, Charles Conder: 1868-1909, Sydney, 1966. cat.no. 31; titled 'An apple orchard in Brittany'
Dr Ursula Hoff, Charles Conder, Melbourne, 1972, 79 (illus.), 80, 104. illus.no. 32; cat.no. C105
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 66. cat.no. 406
Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. Section 4: cat.no. 74; titled 'An apple orchard in Brittany'
Barry Pearce., Old master paintings from the USSR: A survey of four centuries of European art. Report, 'Charles Conder', Sydney, 1979. cat.no. 51; catalogue entry originally published in Russian
Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 50.