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An image of A grey day, Battersea by Walter Greaves

Walter Greaves

(England 1829 – 1925)

A grey day, Battersea
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

50.8 x 61.2 cm stretcher; 69.0 x 79.5 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l., black paint "W Greaves". Not dated.
Purchased 1947
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Roland, Browse and Delbanco, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Roland, Browse and Delbanco 1947

Bibliography (6)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 76, illus p 76.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 92, no 831.

Terence Maloon, Paths to abstraction 1867-1917, Sydney, 2010, p 90, illus p 90.

Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966: special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, ‘British Painting 1900–1950’, Adelaide, 1966, p [22], no 6.

Catalogue of oil paintings, a water colour and etchings by Walter Greaves (pupil of Whistler), London, 1911, 3rd ed, p 17, no 63.

Catalogue of modern paintings and drawings ..., 31 Oct 1945, p 9, no 117.

Exhibition history (3)

Walter Greaves, Goupil Gallery, London, 1911–1911

British Painting 1900-1950: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1966–Mar 1966

Paths to abstraction 1867-1917, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Jun 2010–19 Sep 2010