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Title

Clearing a wreck, coast of Picardy

1884


Artist

Thomas Bush Hardy

England

03 May 1842 - 15 Dec 1897


Details


Other Titles

Clearing a wreck Coast of Picardy

Wreck off the Coast of Picardy


Date

1884


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour with pen and ink


Dimensions

64.5 x 106.0 cm image/sheet; 95.5 x 137.0 x 6.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., "T B Hardy. 1884./...".


Credit

Purchased 1885


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1065


Artist information

Thomas Bush Hardy

Artist profile

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Mr Fletcher's Art Gallery, Melbourne/Victoria/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW in 1885


Referenced in 15 publications

Bibliography


Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 114–15, col illus p 114–15.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 11, no 22.

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 221 (6 Feb 1885).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 91, no 86. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 90, no 92.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 75, no 93.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 81, no 108. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 90, no 116. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 56, no 357.

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 322.

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 10.

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 71, no 279.

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 9.

Sydney Morning Herald, no 14690, 'News of the day', Sydney, 25 Apr 1885, p 11.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 111, no 132.