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Title

The miseries of war

1850


Artist

Louis Haghe

Belgium, United Kingdom

17 Mar 1806 - 09 Mar 1885


Details


Other Title

The Miseries of War


Date

1850


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and gum over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

63.0 x 83.5 cm image/sheet (sheet lined on paper and wrapped around wooden board); 95.0 x 116.5 x 7.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., "L. Haghe. 1850.".


Credit

Purchased 1883


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1116


Artist information

Louis Haghe

Artist profile

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Source unknown, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW in 1883


Referenced in 23 publications

Bibliography


Canberra Museum and Art Gallery and Royal Belgian Embassy (Organisers), From Belgium with lace: Belgian art in Australian collections, Canberra, 2000, np.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 108–109, col illus p 109.

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 153 (5 Mar 1883).

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 75, no 59. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 54, no 332, illus p 55.

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 87, no 257, illus p 87.

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 78, no 300, illus p 78.

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, pp 59–60, no 29, illus p 59.

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 46, no 23, illus p 46 (sketch by E L Montefiore).

Sydney Morning Herald, no 14504, 'The Art Gallery – To the editor of the Herald', Sydney, 20 Sep 1884, p 9.

Catalogue of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, with 94 illustrations drawn by E L Montefiore, Esa, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1883, p 37, no 19, illus p 37 (sketch by E L Montefiore).

AGNSW archive 24/1883, 01 Jun 1883.

AGNSW archive 7/1883, 09 Feb 1883.

The Art Journal, 'British artists: their style and character, with engraved illustrations – No XLI – Louis Haghe', London, Jan 1859, pp 13–15: p 14.

Morning Chronicle, no 26019, 'New Water-Colour Society', London, 22 Apr 1850, p 5.

Exhibition of the New Society of Painters in Water Colours, the sixteenth, London, 1850, p 6, no 39.

The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts, vol 5, no 112, 'The sketcher, the National Art Gallery of New South Wales', Queensland, 13 Mar 1894, p 10.

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, 1884, p 42, no 19, illus p 42 (sketch by E L Montefiore).

The Art Journal, 'Purchases of pictures for the Australian Galleries', London, Jun 1883, p 202.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 80, no 61, illus p 80. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

The Art Journal, 'The New Society of Painters in Water-Colours', London, Jun 1850, pp 179–80: p 180.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 102, no 80.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 97, no 112. Revised edition 1926.