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Title

Widowed and fatherless

1878


Artist

Thomas Walter Wilson

England

07 Nov 1851 - 1912


Details


Date

1878


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and gum


Dimensions

68.5 x 53.4 cm image (sheet larger as wrapped around wooden board); 92.7 x 77.3 x 3.7 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., "T. Walter Wilson 1878 [all underlined]".


Credit

Purchased 1883


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5851


Artist information

Thomas Walter Wilson

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Mr Fletcher's Art Gallery, Purchased by the AGNSW 1881


Referenced in 25 publications

Bibliography


"The Native", Sydney Mail, vol 33, no 1135, 'The Picture Gallery and the Museum', Sydney, 08 Apr 1882, p 548.

Unknown and Unknown, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 12.

Victorian social conscience, Sydney, 1976, p 43, no 67.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 105, no 99.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 77, no 1. Revised edition 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 75, no 1.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 65, no 1.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 85, no 147. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1910, p 96, no 158. Revised edition 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 57, no 362.

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 85, no 248.

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 88, no 348.

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 71, no 87.

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 40.

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 43, no 22.

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 38, no 22.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, p 97 (12 Sep 1881).

The Argus, no 10960, 'Thursday, August 4 1881', Melbourne, 04 Aug 1881, pp 4–5: p 5.

The Graphic, vol 18, no 459, London, 14 Sep 1878, illus cover page.

Complement of The Magazine of Art, 'Art notes for June', London, Jun 1878, pp v–viii: p v.

Fun, 'Exhibitions', London, 24 Apr 1878, p 169.

The Era, no 2065, 'Institute of Painters in Water Colours', London, 21 Apr 1878, p 7.

The Graphic, vol 18, no 438, 'The Institute of Water Colour Painters', London, 20 Apr 1878, pp 386–87: p 386.

Dictionary of British art volume IV – Victorian painters. I. The text, Woodbridge, 1995, p 580.

Exhibition of the Institute of Painters in Water Colours. The Forty-fourth. At their Gallery, 53, Pall Mall, near St. James's Palace, London, 1878, p 5, no 37.