oil on canvas
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.
Shown in 2 exhibitions
On the Beach, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Dec 1982–28 Dec 1982
Sea of Dreams: the lure of Port Phillip Bay 1830 - 1914, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 07 Dec 2011–19 Feb 2012
Referenced in 5 publications
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.