Where the dark earth sleeping lies
1858 or 1859 - 19 Mar 1918
A cloisonné sky
oil on canvas
52.6 x 57.3 cm x 2.0 cm stretcher; 74.5 x 81.5 x 9.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.l., black paint "Edward Stott". Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Captain John Edmund Audley Harvey, pre 03 May 1912, London/England, sold at Christie's London, 3 May 1912 'The collection of choice modern pictures and water colour drawings of the British and Continential Schools of Captain John Audley Harvey' lot no. 92.
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, 03 May 1912, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Arthur Tooth & Sons 1912. Purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons from Christie's London, 3 May 1912 'The collection of choice modern pictures and water colour drawings of the British and Continential Schools of Captain John Audley Harvey' lot no. 92. Tooth stock no. 5761, stock book 4: 1 July 1905 - 30 June 1913.
Referenced in 3 publications
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 192 (illus.).
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 166. cat.no. 2109
Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Academy pictures and sculptures, 1908, 1908, (illus.). as 'A cloisonne sky'