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Collection

Howard Ashton

(England, Australia 09 Aug 1877 – 30 Apr 1964)

Title
Mountain steeps
Other titles:
Blue Mountain Steepes
Year
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
Accession number
864
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

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.

Exhibition history (5)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1925), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 11 Sep 1925–03 Oct 1925

Exhibition of pictures from Southern States, National Art Gallery, Brisbane, 22 Jul 1930–16 Aug 1930

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

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

Picturing the Great Divide: visions from Australia’s Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Gallery, Katoomba, 17 Nov 2012–03 Feb 2013