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Title

Kosciusko

1903


Artist

WC Piguenit

Australia

27 Aug 1836 - 17 Jul 1914


Details


Other Titles

Kosciuszko

Mount Kosciusko


Date

1903


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

179.2 x 261.6 cm stretcher; 229.0 x 311.0 x 14.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., "W.C.Piguenit". Not dated.


Credit

Commissioned by the Trustees 1902


Accession number

577


Artist information

WC Piguenit

Artist profile

Works in the collection

8


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 21 publications

Bibliography


Jan Brazier, Sydney University Museums News, 'Charles Kerry's Kosciusko', pg. 2-4, Sydney, Jun 2010. General reference – Kosciusko in 1890s

Simon Gregg, New romantics: darkness and light in Australian art, 'The Australian sublime', pg. 27-45, North Melbourne, 2011, 26 (colour illus., detail), 35, 36, 37 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Look, 'A question of balance: How it is bringing changes to the old courts and beyond', pg. 28-29, Sydney, Sep 2009, 29. titled 'Mount Kosciusko'

Andrew Sayers, New Worlds From Old, 'The Shaping of Australian Landscape Painting', pg. 53-70, Parkes, 1997, 65 (illus.). fig.no. 37

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 2, 5. cat.no. 1

D.H. Souter, The Tasmanian Mail, 'William Charles Piguenit: An Australian Painter', Hobart, 13 Jan 1906, page unknown.

The pursuit of wonder, Carlton, 2005, 198-199 (colour illus., detail), 223, 224 (colour illus.), 337.

Our country: Australian Federation landscape 1900-1914, 'Big pictures', pg. 36-46, Adelaide, 2001, 40, 41 (colour illus.), 156.

What's lost/what's won - Conviction and contradiction in the art of Frederick McCubbin, Toowoomba, 1999, 15-16.

Wynne centenary 1897-1997: a selection of past winners from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997. not paginated

W.C. Piguenit 1836-1914: retrospective, Hobart, 1992, 33, 36 (illus.), 49, 106. cat.no. 55, entry as "Mount Kosciusko"

Images in opposition: Australian landscape painting 1801–1890, 'The wilderness intact', pg. 81-86, Melbourne, 1985, 84-85, 86 (illus.), 177.

Place, taste and tradition: a study of Australian art since 1788, 'Impressionism in Australia', pg. 112-145, South Melbourne, 1979, 115 (illus.). plate no. 36

The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), Sydney, 1934, opp. 91 (illus.).

The Herald, 'Veteran artist: Mr W.C. Piguenit: Tasmanian Scenery', Melbourne, 04 Apr 1912, page unknown.

Daily telegraph, Sydney, 20 Sep 1914, page unknown.

The Sydney Morning Herald, 'National Art Gallery', Sydney, 17 Mar 1903, page unknown. Review of the recent purchase of 'Kosciusko' and its hanging in the courts of the National Art Gallery.

Daily telegraph, 'The Art Gallery: some recent acquisitions', Sydney, 17 Mar 1903, page unknown. Review of the recent purchase of 'Kosciusko' and its hanging in the courts of the National Art Gallery.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 2.6.1898-13.3.1903, Sydney, 1898-1903, 449 (18 April 1902), (18 July 1902), 481 (15 August 1902), 542-543 (13 March 1903).

Sydney mail and New South Wales advertiser, '"Mount Kosciusko": Piguenit's New Picture in the National Art Gallery', Sydney, 08 Apr 1903, reproduced in black and white.

Art of Australia. Vol 1: Exploration to Federation, 'The mania and force of the stream', pg. 149-224, Sydney, 2008, 220-221 (colour illus.). titled 'Kosciuszko'