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Title

The arts of industry as applied to peace

circa 1886


Artists

George Morton

United Kingdom

1851 - 1904

after Lord Frederic Leighton

England

03 Dec 1830 - 25 Jan 1896


Details


Other Title

Arts as applied to Peace


Date

circa 1886


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

37.4 x 85.6 cm (semi-circle) image; 45.0 x 91.0 cm (semi-circle) sheet; 59.5 x 107.5 x 4.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Commissioned 1883, received 1886


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1085


Artist information

George Morton

Artist profile

Works in the collection

2

Artist information

after Lord Frederic Leighton

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


George Morton, Purchased by the AGNSW 1886


Referenced in 19 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 9.

Renée Free and Peter Laverty, Victorian Olympians, Sydney, 1975, p 19, no 21, illus p 59.

Richard J. Ormond, Leighton’s frescoes in the Victorian and Albert Museum, London, 1975, p 19.

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 260 (29 Jan 1886).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 105, no 159. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 107, no 172.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 85, no 177.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 55, no 343.

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 101, no 308.

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 81, no 319.

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 62, no 49.

AGNSW archive 63/1884, Nov 1884.

AGNSW archive 16/1884, 20 Mar 1884.

AGNSW archive 58b/1883, 27 Nov 1883.

AGNSW archive 58a/1883, 18 Nov 1883.

AGNSW archive 30/1883, 22 Jul 1883.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 72, no 20. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 62, no 17. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 92, no 21.