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Title

S.S. Excelsior rounding Pt Henry

(circa 1890)


Artist

Walter Withers

Australia

1854 - 1914


Details


Date

(circa 1890)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

25.5 x 50.8 cm stretcher; 33.8 x 58.7 x 4.1 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.
Previous inscription l.l. corner, "Walter Withers". No longer visible in 1999.


Credit

Purchased 1951


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8558


Artist information

Walter Withers

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Okko Boer, Masters of the Heidelberg School, Leichhardt, 1998, 100 (illus.). plate no. 97

Rodney James, Sea of dreams: the lure of Port Phillip Bay 1830-1914, Mornington, 2011, 76.

Alan McCulloch, The golden age of Australian painting - Impressionism and the Heidelberg school, Melbourne, 1969, 51 (colour illus.).

Linda Slutzkin, On the beach, Sydney, 1982, 9 (illus.). cat.no. 4

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 217.