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Title

Peat moss, Isle of Skye

circa 1870s


Artist

David Law

Scotland

25 Apr 1831 - 29 Dec 1901


Details


Date

circa 1870s


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and gum over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

77.0 x 122.6 cm image/sheet; 115.0 x 161.0 x 8.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., "D. LAW.". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1883


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1018


Artist information

David Law

Artist profile

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Mr Fletcher's Art Gallery, Melbourne/Victoria/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW 1883


Referenced in 15 publications

Bibliography


Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 124, 127, col illus p 127.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, p 169 (6 Aug 1883).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 84, no 41. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 81, no 41.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 69, no 42.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 82, no 117. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 91, no 127. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 56, no 355.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales (with illustrations) drawn by E L Montefiore, director, and others, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1893, p 103, no 319.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, (with illustrations), drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq (President of Trustees) and others, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1891, p 72, no 281.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, and others, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1888, p 55, no 11.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1886, p 44, no 8.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1884, p 49, no 45.

Catalogue of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, with 94 illustrations drawn by E L Montefiore, Esa, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1883, p 44, no 45.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 116, no 162.