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Title

Retreat of the Russians from Sebastopol

circa 1856


Artist

William Simpson

Scotland

28 Aug 1823 - 17 Apr 1899


Details


Date

circa 1856


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour over traces of pencil


Dimensions

52.4 x 97.2 cm image/sheet; 73.0 x 116.0 x 6.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., "Wm. Simpson.". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Mrs Maria E Simpson 1911


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5834


Artist information

William Simpson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


Mrs Maria E Simpson, Guildford/England, Gift of Mrs Maria E Simpson in 1911


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 176, 178, col illus pp 177 (detail), 178.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 79, no 12. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 77, no 12.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 66, no 12.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1918, p 86, no 169. Revised edition 1919.

Sydney Morning Herald, no 23123, 'National Art Gallery', Sydney, 21 Feb 1912, p 20.

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 156 (25 Aug 1911).

AGNSW archive BF49/1911, Jul 1911.