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An image of Mount Abrupt, the Grampians, Victoria by Eugene von Guérard

Eugene von Guérard

(England, Australia, Germany, Austria 17 Nov 1811 – 17 Apr 1901)

Title
Mount Abrupt, the Grampians, Victoria
Year
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
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (5)

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

Exhibition history (4)

Topographical paintings, drawings and prints, sporting, naval and decorative subjects and railway drawings., Sotheby's London, London, 22 Jun 1967 -

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:

Eugene von Guérard: nature revealed, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 16 Apr 2011–07 Aug 2011