09 Aug 1877 - 30 Apr 1964
Nature's Gothic [see label u.l. verso]
oil on canvas
52.8 x 68.9 cm stretcher; 72.4 x 88.1 x 13 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, red oil "HOWARD ASHTON/ 1931".
Marshall Bequest Fund 1932
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1932), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 02 Sep 1932–30 Sep 1932
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 02 Sep 1932–30 Sep 1932
The Sydney Art School retrospective exhibition, 1890-1933, Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 01 Mar 1933–28 Mar 1933
Picturing the Great Divide: visions from Australia’s Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba, 17 Nov 2012–03 Feb 2013
Referenced in 7 publications
John Young and Henry Gibbons, The Sydney Art School retrospective exhibition 1890-1933, Sydney, 1933. not paginated, cat.no. 235
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. not paginated, cat.no. 749 [Gallery No. 7]
Gavin Wilson, Picturing the Great Divide: visions from Australia's Blue Mountains, ‘Picturing the Great Divide: visions from Australia’s Blue Mountains’, pg. 10-111, Katoomba, 2012, 60, 61 (colour illus.), 113.
Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 15. cat.no. 12
Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 38 (illus.).
Unknown (Editor), Sun, 'For Art Gallery', Sydney, 30 Aug 1932. Purchases from the Society of Artists exhibition
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1932), Sydney, 1932. cat.no. 110; titled 'Jamieson Valley'; price; 50 gns