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Title

Study of a calf

1881


Artist

Henry Brittan Willis

England

1810 - 17 Jan 1884


Details


Date

1881


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour


Dimensions

14.3 x 20.8 cm image/sheet; 40.5 x 30.0 x 3.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., "H B Willis. 81".


Credit

Purchased 1902


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1031


Artist information

Henry Brittan Willis

Artist profile

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Nicholas Chevalier, pre 1902, London/England

Mrs Caroline Chevalier, 1902, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW 1902


Referenced in 14 publications

Bibliography


Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 192–93, col illus p 193.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 2.6.1898-13.3.1903, Sydney, 1898-1903, pp 501 (17 Oct 1902), 507 (21 Nov 1902).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 98, no 121. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 99, no 133.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 79, no 133.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 83, no 129. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 93, no 139. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

AGNSW archive BF33/1902, 29 Dec 1902.

AGNSW archive 66a/1902, 12 Sep 1902.

AGNSW archive BF27/1902, 04 Sep 1902.

AGNSW archive 66c/1902, 01 Aug 1902.

AGNSW archive BF12a/1902, 05 May 1902.

AGNSW archive BF12/1902, 12 May 1902.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 103, no 86.