Govett's Gorge, looking towards the valley of the Grose, New South Wales
Charles Edward Hern
1848 - 26 Dec 1893
In a letter in the archive (24/1880) the artist refers to this work as 'The Brink of the Falls, Govett's Leap'
Falls, Govett's Leap
(The falls, Govett's Leap)
67.0 x 47.0 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., "C.E. Hern 1879".
Not on display
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880
World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, Jackson Park, Chicago, 01 May 1893–30 Oct 1893
Australian art in the 1870s:
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 25 Jun 1976–02 Aug 1976
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 28 Oct 1976–21 Nov 1976
Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Ultimo, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979
Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection (1991), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1991–07 Jul 1991
Referenced in 4 publications
Hendrik Kolenberg., Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection, 'Introduction', Sydney, 1991. not paginated, cat.no. 31
Patricia McDonald, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, 'Art at the Garden Palace', pg. 25-29, Sydney, 1979, 41.
Daniel Thomas, Australian art in the 1870s, 'Introduction', pg.4-6, Sydney, 1976, 24. no. 91
Natalie Wilson, Selling a nation: Australian artists at International Exhibitions [M.A., University of Sydney], 'Organisation of the New South Wales display in Chicago', pg.18-45, Sydney, 2001, between 26-27 (colour illus.), 27. figure no. 12