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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

Works in the collection

2

Artist information

after Lord Frederic Leighton

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


George Morton, Purchased by the AGNSW 1884


Referenced in 20 publications

Bibliography


Unknown and Peter Laverty, Victorian Olympians, Sydney, 1975, p 19, no 20, illus p 59.

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

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.

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

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, 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.

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.

AGNSW archive 63/1884, Nov 1884.

Unknown, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, p 192 (5 May 1884).

AGNSW archive 16/1884, 20 Mar 1884.

AGNSW archive 58b/1883, 27 Nov 1883.

AGNSW archive 58a/1883, 18 Nov 1883.

Unknown and Unknown, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 9.

AGNSW archive 30/1883, 22 Jul 1883.