The Ovens Valley, Victoria
United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand
09 May 1828 - 15 Mar 1902
Gold prospectors on the Bogong Ranges, Victoria [Christopher Day Gallery, Sydney 1984, cat.no. 3]
A Mountainous River Landscape with Figures on a Path [Christie's South Kensington, auction catalogue, 25 May 1983, lot no. 192]
oil on canvas
39.5 x 59.4 cm stretcher; 66.5 x 87.0 x 10.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "N Chevalier 1893".
Jean Cameron Gordon Bequest Fund in memory of her mother Mary Gordon 1999
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Christie's South Kensington: Pictures, watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture, particularly of American, Canadian, African, Australasian, Eastern and Islamic interest, Christie's London, London, 25 May 1983–25 May 1983
Early Australian painters, Christopher Day Gallery, Sydney, 18 Apr 1984–06 May 1984
Australian and International paintings, Christie's, Australia Pty. Ltd., South Yarra, 19 Nov 1999–22 Nov 1999
Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey:
Referenced in 4 publications
Unknown (Compilator), Christie's Australia: Australian and International Paintings, Melbourne, Nov 1999, 153 (colour illus.). lot no. 153; titled 'The Ovens Valley, Victoria'
Christie's London, Pictures, watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture: particularly of American, Canadian, African, Australasian, Eastern and Islamic interest, South Kensington, 25 May 1983, 53 (illus.). lot no. 192; titled 'A mountainous river landscape with figures on a path', unframed
Unknown, Early Australian painters, Sydney, 1984, (colour illus.). cat.no. 3; titled 'Gold prospectors on the Bogong Ranges, Victoria', not paginated
Unknown, Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey, 'London and late life', pg. 149-157, Sale, 2011, 154, 250, 251 (colour illus.). cat.no. 175; incorrectly listed as cat.no. 174 on pg. 154.