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An image of Cremorne pastoral by Arthur Streeton

Arthur Streeton

(Australia, England, Australia 08 Apr 1867 – 01 Sep 1943)

Cremorne pastoral
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

91.5 x 137.2 cm stretcher; 89.5 x 135.0 cm sight edge; 143.5 x 189.0 x 8.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., brown oil "Arthur StrEEton / ... 1895".
Purchased 1895
Accession number
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (66)

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Exhibition history (20)

Society of Artists First Exhibition (1895), York Street Skating Rink, Sydney, 28 Sep 1895–20 Oct 1895

Streeton's Sydney sunshine exhibition (1896), Exhibition Venue Unknown, 30 Nov 1896 -

Loan exhibition of the works of Arthur Streeton, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Nov 1931–20 Jan 1932

The Centenary art exhibition (1934), Commonwealth Bank Chambers, Melbourne, 08 Oct 1934 -

150 years of Australian art (1938), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jan 1938–25 Apr 1938

Arthur Streeton memorial exhibition:

Jubilee exhibition of Australian art:

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

Australian paintings by Arthur Streeton and Arthur Boyd: The XXIX Venice Biennale (1958), Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1958–1958

Sydney Harbour: an exhibition to mark the 175th anniversary of the founding of Australia (1963), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Oct 1963–19 Nov 1963

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:

A century of Australian landscape painting: mood and moment:

Golden Summers - Heidelberg and beyond:

Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jun 1991–25 Aug 1991

Art Treasures of Olympic Cities, Lausanne Olympic Museum, 22 Jun 1993–03 Oct 1993

Arthur Streeton:

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Australian Impressionism, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 31 Mar 2007–08 Jul 2007

Streeton's Sydney, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 04 Aug 2007–23 Sep 2007