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Title

Barking, Springtime

circa 1885


Artist

Myles Birket Foster

England

04 Feb 1825 - 27 Mar 1899


Details


Other Title

Barking, springtime


Date

circa 1885


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour


Dimensions

78.0 x 110.0 cm image/sheet; 118.0 x 150.0 x 7.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., "BF [artist's monogram]". Not dated.


Credit

Commissioned 1883, received 1887


Accession number

1041


Artist information

Myles Birket Foster

Artist profile

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Myles Birket Foster, Purchased by the AGNSW 1887


Referenced in 18 publications

Bibliography


Myles Birket Foster, Letter from Myles Birket Foster to Nicholas Chevalier, Montefiore autograph collection, State Library of Victoria, 19 Jan 1883.

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 8.

Hugh Hudson, Australian Jewish Historical Society Journal, vol XX, part 3, 'A Jewish philanthropist in colonial Australia: Eliezer Levi Montefiore's papers in the autograph collection of the State Library of Victoria', 2011, pp 349–94: p 368.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, pp 6–7, 10, no 17, col illus p 6.

Jan Reynolds, Birket Foster, London, 1984, p 212.

Tom Roberts, The Argus, no 14150, 'The National Art Gallery of New South Wales', Melbourne, 31 Oct 1891, p 4.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 73, no 76.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 86, no 94. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 61, no 425.

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 82, no 234.

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 90, no 358.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 88, no 71. Revised edition 1926.

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 12.

The Sydney Mail, no 1389, 'Addition to the Art Gallery', Sydney, 19 Feb 1887, p 388.

Sydney Morning Herald, no 15253, 'News of the day', Sydney, 14 Feb 1887, p 7.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 108, no 117.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 79, no 88. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 87, no 76.