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Title

Nearing the camping ground

1889


Artist

John Ford Paterson

Scotland, Australia

Mar 1851 - 01 Jul 1912


Details


Date

1889


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

125.4 x 51.8


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., oil "J.F. Paterson 1889".


Credit

Purchased 1890


Location

Not on display


Accession number

841


Artist information

John Ford Paterson

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 19 publications

Bibliography


A.C., Age, 'Australian artists of the past: John Ford Paterson', Melbourne, 24 Sep 1932.

Julian Ashton., Daily telegraph, ‘National Art Gallery: The Australian Court’, Sydney, 27 Sep 1905, unknown.

Maurice Brodzky (Editor), Table talk, 'Art and artists: Victorian winter exhibition', pg. 6, Melbourne, 10 May 1889, 6.

Leon Gellert and Sydney Ure Smith (Editors), Art in Australia, Sydney, Aug 1933, 49 (illus.).

Lyn Johnstone, John Ford Paterson: a family tradition, 'Something evanescent', pg. 7-28, Victoria, 2010. General reference

Henry Lawson, Favourite poems, Sydney, 1992, 24-25 (colour illus.).

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 196 [Gallery No. 3]

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 56

William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), 'Galleries', pg. 179-214, Sydney, 1934, 20 (illus.), 211.

William Moore., The Courier Mail, Art and artists: John Ford Paterson', Brisbane, 12 Nov 1932. John Ford Paterson memorial exhibition review

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899. cat.no. 284

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1891, Sydney, 1891, 65. cat.no. 225; titled 'Nearing the Camping Ground'.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893. cat.no. 357

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 159.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Argus, 'Saturday afternoons: at the opening of the Artists' exhibition', pg. 7, Melbourne, 06 May 1889, 7.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Studio, 'Art of the British Empire Overseas', pg. 73, London, 1917, 73 (illus.).

Illustrated Australian news and musical times, 'The Victorian Artists' Society', pg. 21, Melbourne, 01 Jun 1889, 21.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Argus, 'Winter exhibition of the Victorian Artists' Society: second notice', pg. 9, Melbourne, 15 May 1889, 9.

The Australasian, 'The pictorial: pictures at the Victorian Artists' exhibition', pg. 968, Melbourne, 11 May 1889, 968. Pages in 'The Australasian' were numbered from the first issue of the year.