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Title

Una fascina di olive

1877


Artist

William Charles Thomas Dobson

Germany, England

08 Dec 1817 - 30 Jan 1898


Details


Date

1877


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and gum highlights over traces of pencil


Dimensions

56.8 x 46.2 cm image (sheet lined on paper and wrapped around a wooden board); 80.5 x 69.5 x 5.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., "18 WCTD [artist's monogram] 77".


Credit

Purchased 1888


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1022


Artist information

William Charles Thomas Dobson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


E-F White, pre 1878-1887, London/England, Exhibited at the 1878 Paris International Exhibition as belonging to 'M. E.-F. White'. Purchased by the AGNSW he 1887–88 Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition.


Referenced in 18 publications

Bibliography


James Bruce, Sydney Morning Herald, 'An Empire unlamented: Victorian watercolours', Sydney, 22 Jul 2000, p 12 [Spectrum].

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, pp 6, 7, illus cover page (col), p 6 (b&w).

John Oldcastle, Magazine of Art, 'Our living artists. William C T Dobson, RA', London, 1878, pp 183–86: p 186.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 72–73, col illus p 73.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, pp 8, 10, no 8, col illus p 8.

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, Heidelberg, May 1996, illus p 6.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 78, no 6. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 76, no 6.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 65, no 6.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 69, no 22. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 73, no 25. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 101, no 72.

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 100, no 305.

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 83, no 325.

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 70, no 85.

Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition, 1887, opened 21st June 1887. Official catalogue of the exhibits, Adelaide, 1887, p 70, no 98. as 'lent by E. F. White, Esq.'.

Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1878, à Paris. Catalogue officiel publié par le Commissariat Général. Tome 1. Groupe 1, oeuvres d'art. Classes 1 à 5, Paris, 1878, p 182, no 33. as 'appartient à M. E.-F. White'.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 59, no 397.