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Title

Interior of Toledo Cathedral: tombs of Don Álvaro de Luna and his wife

circa 1888


Artist

Pilford Fletcher Watson

England

1842 - 29 Jun 1907


Details


Other Title

Toledo cathedral


Date

circa 1888


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour with gum highlights over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

46.3 x 67.2 cm image; 47.5 x 68.3 cm sheet; 66.0 x 86.0 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., "P. Fletcher-Watson./...". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Gregory Board 1915


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5799


Artist information

Pilford Fletcher Watson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Gregory Board, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Bequest of Gregory Board, Sydney, 1915


Referenced in 13 publications

Bibliography


J Lake, Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne: official guide to the picture galleries and catalogue of fine arts, Melbourne, 1888-1889, p 158, no 4.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 92–93, col illus p 93.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 27.8.1909-28.4.1916, Sydney, 1909-1916, p 437 (26 Feb 1915).

The Sydney Mail, 'Events of the week', Sydney, 02 May 1891, p 975.

Evening news, no 7465, 'Exhibition of paintings', Sydney, 30 Apr 1891, p 3.

The Sydney Mail, no 1490, 'The Melbourne Exhibition', Sydney, 26 Jan 1889, p 184.

Official record of the Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888–1889, Melbourne, 1890, p 492, no 55.

Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 'Complimentary dinner to the Victorian Institute of Architects', New South Wales, 26 Nov 1888, p 5.

Centennial International Exhibition. Melbourne, 1888. Catalogue of the exhibits in the New South Wales court, Sydney, 1888, p 60, no 58.2.

The Age, no 10580, 'Exhibition awards – Fine arts', Melbourne, 19 Jan 1889, p 11.

The Argus, no 18192, 'The Centennial International Exhibition – The art section – The New South Wales pictures', Melbourne, 02 Oct 1888, p 45s.

AGNSW archive 19/1915, 04 Feb 1915.

AGNSW archive 20/1915, 03 Feb 1915.