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Sunset, Sydney Harbour

(circa 1888)


Charles Conder

England, Australia

24 Oct 1868 - 09 Feb 1909


Other Titles

Sydney Harbour [possibly]

An Early Sketch [possibly]


(circa 1888)

Media category


Materials used

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

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Artist information

Charles Conder

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history

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 67; titled 'Sydney Harbour'

Dr Ursula Hoff, Charles Conder - his Australian years, Melbourne, 1960. 22; titled 'Sunset, Sydney Harbour'

Dr Ursula Hoff, Charles Conder: 1868-1909, Sydney, 1966. 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. 11

Sir W. Baldwin Spencers collection, Sydney, 1916. possibly 214; titled 'An Early Sketch'