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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


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.