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Title

Tunnel Rock, Cape Schanck, Victoria

1862


Artist

Nicholas Chevalier

United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand

09 May 1828 - 15 Mar 1902


Details


Other Title

Barker's Bluff, Cape Schanck


Date

1862


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on cardboard


Dimensions

30.6 x 47.0 cm; 29.0 x 45.2 cm sight edge; 47.0 x 63.2 x 6.2 cm frame


Credit

Bequest of Mrs Nicholas Chevalier 1919


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4477


Artist information

Nicholas Chevalier

Artist profile

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Simon Gregg, Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey, Sale, 2011, 191 (colour illus.), 193. cat.no. 54; titled 'Barker's Bluff, Cape Schanck'; related work cat.no. 199, 'Barker's Bluff, near Cape Schanck', pg. 133 (colour illus.)

Rodney James (Curator), The artists' retreat: Discovering the Mornington Peninsula 1850s to the present, Victoria, 1999, 15, 37. cat.no. 27

Danny Lacy, Coast: the artists' retreat, Cape Schanck to Point Nepean, 2017, cover (colour illus.) (detail), 7 (colour illus.), 16, 46.

Anne Ryan, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Colonial eyes', pg. 17-36, Sydney, 2000, 18, 33 (colour illus.), 300.

Charles Summers, Catalogue of the Annual Exhibition of Fine Arts, 'Oil paintings', pg. 2-6, Melbourne, Dec 1862, 3. cat.no. 19; titled 'Barker's Bluff, Cape Schanck'.

Simone Wildhaber-Creux, Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991, 'Nicholas Chevalier', pg. 53-66, Sydney, 1991, 59 (colour illus.), 110. cat.no. 41