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Title

Mountain steeps

1926


Artist

Howard Ashton

England, Australia

09 Aug 1877 - 30 Apr 1964


Details


Other Title

Blue Mountain Steepes


Date

1926


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

91.5 x 122.0 cm stretcher; 109.2 x 139.6 x 7.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, red oil "HOWARD ASHTON/ 1926".


Credit

Gift of R.R. Dangar 1927


Location

Not on display


Accession number

864


Artist information

Howard Ashton

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xi, (illus.). plate no. 30

Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 33 (illus.).

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. not paginated, cat.no. 143 [Gallery No.2]

Queensland Art Fund, Exhibition of pictures from Southern States, Brisbane, 1930. cat.no. 4; loaned by Trustees New South Wales Art Gallery

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 15. cat.no. 11

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 18], Sydney, Dec 1926, frontispiece (colour illus.). titled 'Blue Moutain Steepes'; the caption for this reproduction indicates that the work was shown in the annual exhibition of the Society of Artists in 1926, however, the work is not listed in that catalogue

Gavin Wilson, Picturing the Great Divide: visions from Australia's Blue Mountains, Katoomba, 2012, 60, 62 (colour illus.), 113.