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Title

A seat in St James's Park

1869


Artist

George John Pinwell

England

26 Dec 1842 - 08 Sep 1875


Details


Other Title

A seat in St James's Park, London


Date

1869


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

41.9 x 60.2 cm image (sheet larger as wrapped around wooden board); 68.5 x 87.0 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., "G J Pinwell/ 69".


Credit

Purchased 1886


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1115


Artist information

George John Pinwell

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 9 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Edward Dalziel, 1876-19 Jun 1886, London/England, Sold Christie's London, 19 June 1886

Christie's London, 19 Jun 1886, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christie's London, 19 June 1886. Purchased through Messrs Vokins [dealer].


Referenced in 36 publications

Bibliography


Christopher Allen, The Australian weekend review, 'Real-world views', 22 Jul 2017-23 Jul 2017, pp 10–1: p 111, col illus p 10.

Jonathan Biggins, Look, 'Victorian visions', Sydney, Jan 2018-Feb 2018, pp 57–59; p 59, col illus p 59 (in situ).

E. Chesneau, The English School of Painting, London, 1885, p 299.

Donato Esposito, Frederick Walker and the Idyllists, London, 2017, pp 20, 69-71, 81-82, 89, col illus p 68, no 42.

Jessica Feather, British watercolours and drawings. Lord Leverhulme’s collection in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool, 2010, p 152, col illus p 152, fig 49.

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 10, illus p 10.

Martin Hardie, Watercolour painting in Britain, 3 vols, London, 1966-1968, vol 3, p 139.

Alfred de Lostalot, Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 'Exposition universelle. Aquarelles, dessins et gravures (1er article)', Paris, Jul 1878, pp 634–56: p 639–40.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, pp 7, 11, no 29, col illus p 7.

Peter Raissis, Look, 'Hidden treasures revealed', Sydney, May 2017-Jun 2017, pp 42–48: p 48, col illus p 48.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 18, 156–59, col illus pp 157 (detail), p 159.

Tom Roberts, The Argus, no 14150, 'The National Art Gallery of New South Wales', Melbourne, 31 Oct 1891, p 4.

Pamela White Trimpe, George John Pinwell, a Victorian artist and illustrator, 1842–1875, New York, 2001, pp 34–39.

G.C. Williamson, George J. Pinwell, London, 1900, pp 19, 77, no 35, illus opp p 31.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 77, no 68. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 83, no 74, illus p 83. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 59, no 385.

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 90, no 266, illus p 90.

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 94, no 370, illus p 94.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 101, no 146.

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 57, no 21, illus p 57.

Victorian social conscience, Sydney, 1976, pp 7, 41, no 55, illus p 48.

The Athenaeum, no 2638, 'Fine Arts – The International Exhibition (Seconde notice)', London, 18 May 1878, p 639.

Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1878, à Paris. Catalogue officiel publié par le Commissariat Général. Tome 1. Groupe 1, oeuvres d'art. Classes 1 à 5, Paris, 1878, p 187, no 118. Grande-Bretagne et Irlande - Groupe 1 - Classe 2.

Birmingham Daily Post, no 5490, 'The late Mr Pinwell - Exhibition of his works', Birmingham, 26 Feb 1876, p 5.

The Graphic, no 326, 'The Pinwell Exhibition', London, 26 Feb 1876, p 210.

The Spectator, 'The Pinwell Gallery', London, 26 Feb 1876, pp 14–15: p 14.

Judy, or the London serio-comic journal, 'Pinwell's pictures', London, 23 Feb 1876, p 193.

The Times, no 28558, 'The Pinwell Exhibition', London, 22 Feb 1876, p 4.

The Morning Post, no 32338, 'The Pinwell Exhibition', London, 19 Feb 1876, p 5.

The Observer, 'Fine Arts – The Pinwell Exhibition', London, 20 Feb 1876, p 2.

Pall Mall Gazette, no 1374, 'The water-colour exhibitions', London, 08 Jul 1869, pp 11–12: p 11.

Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours. The Sixty-fifth, London, 1869, p 16, no 297.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 101, no 135. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 81, no 146.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 94, no 38.