Propping the rick; a stormy day
Sir George Clausen
18 Apr 1852 - 22 Nov 1944
oil on canvas
102.0 x 123.0 cm stretcher; 122.0 x 144.0 x 7.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., black paint "G CLAUSEN 1911".
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Captain John Edmund Audley Harvey, London/England, sold Christie's London, 3 May 1912 'The collection of choice modern pictures and water colour drawings of the British and Continential Schools of Captain John Audley Harvey' lot no. 56. Purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons.
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, 03 May 1912, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Arthur Tooth & Sons 1912. Purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons from Christie's London, 3 May 1912, lot no. 56 and sold to the AGNSW on the same day. Tooth stock no. 5759, stock book 4: 1 July 1905 - 30 June 1913.
Referenced in 4 publications
British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 64. cat.no. 368
Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 30 (illus.).
Victorian social conscience, Sydney, 1976.
The Art Journal, London, 1911, 169 (illus.).