Sunset, Sydney Harbour
24 Oct 1868 - 09 Feb 1909
Sydney Harbour [possibly]
An Early Sketch [possibly]
oil on cardboard
19.9 x 12.2 cm sight; 20.0 x 12.0 cm board; 48.0 x 31.5 x 4.3 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, green oil "CONDER". Not dated.
Purchased with funds provided by the Australian Collection Benefactors' Program 2010
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Charles Conder: 1868-1909 (1966):
- National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Melbourne 09 Aug 1966–04 Sep 1966
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 09 Nov 1966–04 Dec 1966
Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jun 1991–25 Aug 1991
Referenced in 8 publications
Julian Ashton., Art and Australia [series 1, no. 2], 'Some recollection of Charles Conder', Sydney, 1917. General reference
Emma Collerton, Look, 'A new Conder but where was it painted?', pg. 24-25, Sydney, Mar 2011, 24, 25 (colour illus.).
Fine Arts Society Gallery, The Baldwin Spencer collection of Australian pictures and works of art, Melbourne, 1919. possibly cat.no. 67; titled 'Sydney Harbour'
Dr Ursula Hoff, Charles Conder - his Australian years, Melbourne, 1960. cat.no. 22; titled 'Sunset, Sydney Harbour'
Dr Ursula Hoff, Charles Conder: 1868-1909, Sydney, 1966. cat.no. 11; titled 'Sunset, Sydney Harbour'; Collection Douglas Watson Esq.
Dr Ursula Hoff, Charles Conder, Melbourne, 1972, 21, 25 (colour illus.), 99, 100. plate no. 5
Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Sydney, 1991, 45, 76. cat.no. 11
Sir W. Baldwin Spencers collection, Sydney, 1916. possibly cat.no. 214; titled 'An Early Sketch'