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Title

A glimpse of the Clyde from above Helensburgh

1883


Artist

Sir Alfred East

England

15 Dec 1844 - 28 Sep 1913


Details


Other Title

A glimpse of the Clyde, Helensburgh


Date

1883


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and scraping out over traces of pencil


Dimensions

92.0 x 61.5 cm image/sheet (sheet lined onto a secondary support sheet which is wrapped around a wooden strainer); 117.0 x 87.5 x 10.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., ".../ ALFRED EAST 1883".


Credit

Purchased 1899


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4551


Artist information

Sir Alfred East

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Mrs S A Joseph, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW in Sydney in 1899


Referenced in 13 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 8.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 10, no 10.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 2.6.1898-13.3.1903, Sydney, 1898-1903, p 132 (21 July 1899).

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 92, no 97.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 76, no 97.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 71, no 41. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 76, no 46. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 62, no 436.

Glasgow Herald, no 176, Glasgow, 24 Jul 1884, p 6. 'The Royal Institute of Water-Colours'

The Magazine of Art, London, May 1884, pp xxix–xxxii: p xxx. 'Art in May'

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. A catalogue of the 66th exhibition containing 89 illustrations by the artists, London, 1884, p 27, no 365, illus np.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 113, no 136.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 93, no 91. Revised edition 1926.