Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


Title

Last of the trees, Kosciusko


Artist

Howard Ashton

England, Australia

09 Aug 1877 - 30 Apr 1964


Details


Other Titles

The last of the trees

The last of the trees, Kosciusko


Date

1923


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on cardboard


Dimensions

43.2 x 60.4 cm board; 54.8 x 72.7 x 4.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "HOWARD ASHTON/ 1923".


Credit

Purchased 1923


Location

Not on display


Accession number

692


Artist information

Howard Ashton

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 6. cat.no. 20; titled 'The last of the trees'

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 15. cat.no. 10

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 137; priced 40 guineas

Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 30; titled 'The last of the trees'

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph, Sydney, 14 Sep 1923, unknown. Review of the Society of Artists exhibition.