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Title

Govett's Gorge, looking towards the valley of the Grose, New South Wales

1879


Artist

Charles Edward Hern

England, Australia

1848 - 26 Dec 1893


About

In a letter in the archive (24/1880) the artist refers to this work as 'The Brink of the Falls, Govett's Leap'


Details


Other Titles

Falls, Govett's Leap

(The falls, Govett's Leap)


Date

1879


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour


Dimensions

67.0 x 47.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., "C.E. Hern 1879".


Credit

Purchased 1880


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9948


Artist information

Charles Edward Hern

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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