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Title

Off the Eddystone – effect of storm

1826


Artist

Copley Fielding

England

22 Nov 1787 - 03 Mar 1855


Details


Other Title

Pilot boat going off to a vessel in a hard gale, near the Eddystone


Date

1826


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour with pen and scraping out over traces of pencil


Dimensions

64.5 x 91.0 cm image/sheet; 100.0 x 126.0 x 4.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated on broken mast, "Copley Fielding 1826".


Credit

Purchased 1888


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1098


Artist information

Copley Fielding

Artist profile

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Mrs Haldimand, pre 1861, London/England, her sale, Christie's London, 21 June 1861, no 68, sold for 94 gns.

Mr James Morris, pre 1883, London/England, his sale, Christie's London, 3 March 1883, bought at the sale by 'Isaac' for ₤157.

Source unknown, 1888, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW in London 1888


Referenced in 23 publications

Bibliography


Alfred Beaver, The Art Journal, 'The art sales of 1883', London, Oct 1883, pp 321–24: p 321.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 10, no 15.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 86, 88, col illus p 88.

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, pp 388, 389 (21 Aug 1888).

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 77, no 13.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 66, no 13.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 79, no 86. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 85, no 92, illus p 85. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 54, no 331.

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 100, no 303.

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 75, no 294.

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 78, no 105.

AGNSW archive 31/1888, 27 Mar 1888.

The Athenaeum, no 2889, 'Sales', London, 10 Mar 1883, p 319.

Catalogue of the choice cabinet of water-colour drawings, pictures, engravings, books, enamels, etc, the property of Mrs Haldimand, deceased..., London, 21 Jun 1861, p 6, no 68.

La Belle Assemblée or Court and Fashionable Magazine, no 29, 'Fine arts' exhibitions – Painters in Water Colours', London, May 1827, p 236.

The Literary Chronicle, 'Society of Painters in Water-Colours (second notice)', London, 05 May 1827, pp 283–85: p 285.

The Literary Gazette, no 536, 'Fine arts – Water colours exhibition', London, 28 Apr 1827, p 266.

Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, the twenty-third, London, 1827, p 9, no 109.

The Literary Gazette, no 537, 'Fine arts - Water Colour exhibition', London, 05 May 1827, p 283.

The New Monthly Magazine, 'Fine arts – Annual exhibition of paintings in water colours', London, 01 Jun 1827, pp 244–46: pp 244–45.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 79, no 13. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 102, no 78.