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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 1881


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5851


Artist information

Thomas Walter Wilson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


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


Referenced in 26 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 12.

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

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 194–95, col illus p 195.

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

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.

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.

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, (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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.