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Title

The ever restless sea


Artist

W Lister Lister

Australia

27 Dec 1859 - 06 Nov 1943


Details


Date

1892


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

121.9 x 212.1 cm stretcher; 173.3 x 264.0 x 12.6 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 120 x 212 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, grey oil "W. LISTER LISTER/ '92".


Credit

Purchased 1892


Location

Not on display


Accession number

865


Artist information

W Lister Lister

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 12 publications

Bibliography


Julian Ashton., Daily telegraph, ‘National Art Gallery: The Australian Court’, Sydney, 27 Sep 1905, unknown.

Grafton Galleries, Exhibition of Australian art in London, London, 1898. cat.no. 61

Marcus B. Huish (Compilator), The year's art 1893: a concise epitome of all matters relating to the arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture which have occurred during the year 1892, together with information respecting the events of the year 1893, 'Australia: New South Wales', pg. 205-207, London, 1893, between 206-207 (b&w line drawing).

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938, (illus.). cat.no. 145

William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), 'National life', pg. 122-152, Sydney, 1934, 117, 122 (illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1891, Sydney, 1891, Addendum. titled 'The Ever Restless Sea'.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899, 46 (sepia illus.). cat.no. 249

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893, 106 (illus.). cat.no. 353

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Art Society of New South Wales Spring Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney, 1892, 24, 25 (b&w line illus.). cat.no. 90

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Art Society of New South Wales Spring Exhibition Catalogue (1892), Sydney, 1892, 25 (illus.). cat.no. 90; priced £150

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 123.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 1.9.1891-4.5.1898, Sydney, 1891-1898, 31 August 1892.