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Title

Mount Abrupt, the Grampians, Victoria

1856


Artist

Eugene von Guérard

England, Australia, Germany, Austria

17 Nov 1811 - 17 Apr 1901


Details


Date

1856


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on paper on canvas


Dimensions

25.8 x 34.0 cm stretcher; 24.7 x 33.2 cm sight; 44.0 x 52.3 x 7.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, red oil "Eug v.Guérard [underlined]/ ...1856".


Credit

Purchased 1968


Accession number

OA12.1968


Artist information

Eugene von Guérard

Works in the collection

9


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Candice Bruce, Edward Cornstock and Frank McDonald, Eugene von Guérard: A German Romantic in the Antipodes, 'View of Mt Abrupt taken from the south side of the Grampains, Victoria', pg.191-192, Martinborough, 1982, 191-192 (colour illus.). cat.no. 27

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Eugen von Guerard', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 2; not paginated

Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, Sydney, 1983. Note no pagination, text reference only; cat.no. 1

Ruth Pullin, Eugene von Guérard: nature revealed, 'The physiognomy of mountains', pg. 120-139, Melbourne, 2011, 124, 125 (colour illus.), 286.

Sotheby's London, Catalogue of topographical paintings, drawings and prints, sporting, naval and decorative subjects and railway drawings, London, Jun 1967, 22. titled 'View of Mount Abrupt, taken from the South side of the Grampians, Victoria’; lot no. 105