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Title

Arts as applied to war

1884


Artists

George Morton

United Kingdom

1851 - 1904

after Lord Frederic Leighton

England

03 Dec 1830 - 25 Jan 1896


Details


Date

1884


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

36.7 x 85.4 cm (semi-circle) image; 39.0 x 88.5 cm (semi-circle) sheet; 59.0 x 108.0 x 5.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated middle r. on grey lintel, "...G. Morton. 1884.".


Credit

Purchased 1884


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1093


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 in 1884


Referenced in 21 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 20, illus p 59.

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

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 142, 144, col illus pp 143 (detail), 144.

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 192 (5 May 1884).

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 69, no 23. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 54, no 323.

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 99, no 296.

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 327.

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 48.

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 73, no 26. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

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 50, no 44.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 90, no 17.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 105, no 160. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 103, no 160.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 83, no 165.