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Title

A preliminary puff

1892


Artist

Edward A Bevan

Australia

1854 - 1898


Details


Date

1892


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

pencil, watercolour, opaque white highlights


Dimensions

68.6 x 44.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., "E BEVAN 1892".


Credit

Purchased 1892


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5821


Artist information

Edward A Bevan

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 2.

Marcus B. Huish (Compilator), The year's art 1893: a concise epitome of all matters relating to the arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture which have occurred during the year 1892, together with information respecting the events of the year 1893, 'Australia: New South Wales', pg. 205-207, London, 1893, between 206-207 (b&w line drawing).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1991. cat.no. 8

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph, 'Art Society's Exhibition', Sydney, 05 Sep 1892, page unknown. see AGNSW Press Clippings 1884-1896 pg. 80a