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Title

Cannock Chase – 'When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, and they did make no noise'

circa 1885


Artist

Bernard Evans

England

26 Dec 1843 - 26 Feb 1922


Details


Other Title

When the sweet winds did gently kiss the trees, they did make no noise


Date

circa 1885


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and scraping out


Dimensions

68.5 x 103.0 cm image/sheet; 93.5 x 127.5 x 6.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., "BERNARD EVANS". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1887


Accession number

5708


Artist information

Bernard Evans

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


City of London Fine Art Gallery, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the City of London Fine Art Gallery 1887


Referenced in 13 publications

Bibliography


Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 10, no 13.

Alfred T Story, The Magazine of Art, 'Bernard Evans, RI', London, 1892, pp 342–48: p 348.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 88, no 72 or p 90, no 81.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 87, no 78 or p 90, no 88.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 73, no 80 or p 74, no 88.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 71, no 40. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 75, no 44 or p 77, no 52. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 53, no 307 or no 311.

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 98, no 295.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, (with illustrations), drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq (President of Trustees) and others, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1891, p 79, no 302.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, and others, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1888, p 63, no 58.

Society of British Artists. The sixty-second annual exhibition, London, 1885, p 34, no 662. As 'Cannock Chase'.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 108, no 115 or p 112, no 134.