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Collection

Will Ashton

(Australia 1881 – 1963)

Title
Canal Labia, and Ponte a Fianco II, Venice, Italy
Other titles:
Canal Labia, Venice
Place of origin
VeniceItaly
Year
(circa 1925)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

60.7 x 45.5 cm stretcher; 80.8 x 65.1 x 7.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, brown oil "WILL ASHTON". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1925
Accession number
699
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Anthony Horderns' Fine Art Gallery, Catalogue of an exhibition of oil paintings by Will Ashton painted on his recent tour in Europe, Sydney, 1925, (illus.). cat.no. 6; titled 'Canal Labia, and Ponte a Fianco II, Venice, Italy'; 75 gns.

Peter Perry, Venezia Australis: Australian artists in Venice 1900-2000, Castlemaine, 2005, 37, 43 (colour illus.). cat.no. 3

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 23. cat.no. 37

Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 26

Exhibition history (3)

One hundred years of Australian art, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1945–1946

La Serenissima: the fascination of Venice, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 08 Aug 2003–21 Sep 2003

Venezia Australis: Australian artists in Venice 1900-2000: