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An image of On Bideford Sands by Frank William Bourdillon

Frank William Bourdillon

(England 22 Mar 1852 – 13 Jan 1921)

Title
On Bideford Sands
Other titles:
Bideford Sands, an incident in Henry Kingsley's "Westward Ho!"
Year
1889
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

147.8 x 184.0 cm stretcher; 175.5 x 210.8 x 7.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., brown paint "F BOURDILLON/1889".
Credit
Purchased 1890
Accession number
726
Location
19th & 20th c European art
Provenance (1)

Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists, Melbourne/Victoria/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists 1890.

Bibliography (7)

Caroline Fox, Stanhope Forbes and the Newlyn School, England, 1993, 67 (illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 17 (illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, New South Wales Art Gallery Pictures, Sydney, 1931, (illus.). pl. 38

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1906, Sydney, 1906, 12 (illus.).

Royal Academy of Arts, Academy notes, 1889: with illustrations of the principal pictures at Burlington House, 1889, 66 (illus.). no. 745, illustration on page 66 is a sketch

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 52. cat.no. 158

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1890, 65, 72.

Exhibition history (2)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1889, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1889–1889

Exhibition of British Art, 1890, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, 1890–1890