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Title

Sewing

circa 1889


Artist

Helen Allingham

England

26 Sep 1848 - 28 Sep 1926


Details


Date

circa 1889


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and scraping out


Dimensions

28.0 x 22.3 cm image/sheet; 41.5 x 36.0 x 2.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., "H. Allingham". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1889


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4427


Artist information

Helen Allingham

Artist profile

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Fine Art Society (London), London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Fine Art Society, London, 1889


Referenced in 15 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 7.

Anthony Lester (Compilator), The exhibited works of Helen Allingham RWS, 1848–1926, Wallingford, 1979, p 12.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 23–25, col illus p 25.

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, pp 443–44 (10 Sep 1889).

Annabel Watts, Helen Allingham's cottage homes revisited, Godalming, 2002, pp 83, 88, illus p 88.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 86, no 97. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

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 84, no 243.

AGNSW archive 55/1889, 26 Apr 1889.

Water-colour drawings by Mrs. Allingham entitled "On the Surrey border", London, 1889, no 43.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 82, no 30. Revised edition 1926.

AGNSW archive 103/1889, 05 Jul 1889.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 105, no 97.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 80, no 30.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 68, no 29.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 79, no 91. Revised editions 1918, 1919.