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Title

Bazaar gossip

circa 1886


Artist

Charles Robertson

England

1844 - 10 Nov 1891


Details


Date

circa 1886


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour with gum


Dimensions

102.0 x 71.5 cm image (sheet larger as wrapped around a wooden strainer); 140.0 x 108.0 x 11.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., "C. Robertson...". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1886


Accession number

1111


Artist information

Charles Robertson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW in 1886


Referenced in 22 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 11.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 11, no 32.

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 302 (17 Sep 1886), 308 (19 Oct 1886).

The BP Magazine, Australia's finest quarterly, vol 4, no 2, Sydney, 01 Mar 1932, col illus cover page.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 110, no 125.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 89, no 78. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 89, no 85.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 74, no 85.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 75, no 60. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 80, no 65. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 59, no 391.

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 79, no 216, illus p 216.

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 95, no 375, illus p 95.

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 72, no 97, illus p 72.

The Standard, no 19291, 'Royal Society of Painters in Water-Colours', London, 12 May 1886, p 2.

The Saturday Review, no 1593, 'The Water Colour Society', London, 08 May 1886, pp 645–46: p 646.

Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours 1886, illustrated catalogue comprising eighty facsimiles of drawings by the artists, London, 1886, no 96, illus pl 28.

The Times, no 31751, 'The Royal Water-Colour Society', London, 05 May 1886, p 15.

The Athenaeum, no 3057, 'Fine arts – The Society of Painters in Water Colours (second and concluding notice)', London, 29 May 1886, pp 719–21: p 720.

The Illustrated London News, no 2455, 'The Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours', London, 08 May 1886, p 495.

The Queenslander, 'The BP Magazine', Brisbane, 17 Mar 1932, p 44.

The Brisbane Courier, 'The BP Magazine', Brisbane, 08 Mar 1932, p 17.