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Title

The Butter Tower of Rouen Cathedral

1879


Artist

Thomas Colman Dibdin

England

22 Oct 1810 - 26 Dec 1893


Details


Other Titles

The Butter Tower of the Cathedral, Rouen

The Butter Tower of the Cathedral at Rouen

Rouen, the 'Butter Tower' of the Cathedral


Date

1879


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour with gum, pen and ink, over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

114.3 x 78.0 cm image/sheet (lined on paper and canvas and wrapped around stretcher); 151.0 x 114.5 x 10.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., "T. C. Dibdin 1879".


Credit

Purchased 1879


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5777


Artist information

Thomas Colman Dibdin

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Purchased by the AGNSW in 1879, Sydney International Exhibition.


Referenced in 24 publications

Bibliography


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

Renée Free, Patricia McDonald, Linda Young and John Wade, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Sydney, 1979, p 39.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 10, no 8.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the New South Wales Academy of Art: minutes 1878-80, Sydney, 1878-1880, pp 491, 493.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 73, no 81.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 75, no 58. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 79, no 60, illus p 79. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 61, no 424.

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 95, no 284.

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 71, no 273.

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 62, no 56.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1886, p 49, no 39.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1884, p 40, no 9.

Catalogue of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, with 94 illustrations drawn by E L Montefiore, Esa, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1883, p 35, no 9.

The Sydney Mail, vol 28, no 1014, Sydney, 13 Dec 1879, p1037. ' The Exhibition – The Art Gallery'

Descriptive catalogue of pictures, &c., in the art gallery of the International Exhibition Sydney, 1879–80, Sydney, [circa 1879], p 18, no 16. British court. Water-colour drawings.

Sydney International Exhibition, 1879. Official catalogue of the British section, London, [1879], p 22, no 192. Water colour drawings, etc.

Sydney International Exhibition, 1879. Official catalogue of the Art Gallery, Sydney, 1880, p 26, no 16. British court, class 407

Brisbane Courier, Brisbane, 10 Feb 1880, p 3. 'Sydney International Exhibition. Notes in the Art Gallery – British court II'

Sydney International Exhibition: Official catalogue of exhibits, Sydney, 1879, p 455. "Does not require any special mention"

The Australasian, vol 27, no 714, Melbourne, 06 Dec 1879, pp 6–7: p 7. 'Fine Arts. Sydney International Exhibition. Fine arts collection. English water colour drawings'

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 109, no 121.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 89, no 75. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 88, no 81.