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Title

The fisher girl

1886


Artist

Reginald Barber

England

08 Jan 1851 - 19 Dec 1928


Details


Date

1886


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour


Dimensions

66.2 x 50.4 cm image (sheet wrapped around wooden board); 87.5 x 72.5 x 5.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., in monogram, "18 RB 86".


Credit

Gift of Charles J Royle 1886


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5762


Artist information

Reginald Barber

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Charles J Royle, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Charles J Royle in 1886


Referenced in 13 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 7.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 28–29, col illus p 29.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, p 308 (19 Oct 1886).

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 79, no 131.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 86, no 154. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 96, no 165. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 59, no 384.

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 80, no 224.

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 93, no 367.

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 74, no 95.

AGNSW archive 71/1886, 06 Oct 1886.

Sydney Morning Herald, no 21356, 'The Chip Chase Collection', 16 Aug 1906, p 5.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 98, no 131.