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An image of Shoalhaven Valley, New South Wales by Conrad Martens

Conrad Martens

(England, Australia 1801 – 21 Aug 1878)

Title
Shoalhaven Valley, New South Wales
Year
1861
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
pencil, watercolour, gouache, scraping out, gum on ivory wove paper
Dimensions

44.5 x 65.7 cm sheet; 44.6 x 64.5 cm sight edge; 66.6 x 86.5 x 5.4 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., red watercolour "C.Martens./ 1861".
Credit
Bequest of Dr and Mrs Sinclair Gillies 1952
Accession number
8956
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2005, 31 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1991. cat.no. 49

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 671 [Gallery No. 5], lent by Dr. Sinclair Gillies

Ken Orchard, Illawarra: the garden of New South Wales, Wollongong, 1994. cat.no. 16

Anne Ryan, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Colonial eyes', pg. 17-18, Sydney, 2000, 18, 26 (colour illus.), 301.

Exhibition history (4)

Samuel Elyard (1817-1910): Landscape painter and photographer, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 01 Jul 1982–08 Aug 1982

Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection (1991), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1991–07 Jul 1991

Illawarra: The garden of New South Wales, Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, 25 Nov 1994–08 Jan 1995

19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2005–24 Jul 2005