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Title

Cape Girão, Madeira

circa 1895


Artist

Nicholas Chevalier

United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand

09 May 1828 - 15 Mar 1902


Details


Date

circa 1895


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour over traces of pencil


Dimensions

74.2 x 56.3 cm image/sheet; 111.0 x 92.5 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., "N Chevalier". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1902


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5819


Artist information

Nicholas Chevalier

Artist profile

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Nicholas Chevalier, circa 1895-1902, London/England

Mrs Caroline Chevalier, 1902, London/England, Purchased from the artist's widow, London, by the AGNSW in 1902


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Barry Pearce, Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991, Sydney, 1991, p 111, no 49, illus p 66.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 54, 57, col illus pp 55 (detail), 57.

Unknown, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 2.6.1898-13.3.1903, Sydney, 1898-1903, pp 501 (17 Oct 1902), 507 (21 Nov 1902).

AGNSW archive 66a/1902, 12 Sep 1902.

AGNSW archive BF27/1902, 04 Sep 1902.

AGNSW archive 66c/1902, 01 Aug 1902.

AGNSW archive BF12/1902, 12 May 1902.

AGNSW archive BF12a/1902, 05 May 1902.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 91, no 125. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

AGNSW archive BF33/1902, 29 Dec 1902.