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Title

Gathering flowers

circa 1889


Artist

Helen Allingham

England

26 Sep 1848 - 28 Sep 1926


Details


Other Title

Gathering ferns


Date

circa 1889


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour, gum and scraping out


Dimensions

25.5 x 23.2 cm image; 32.2 x 25.7 cm sheet; 43.0 x 39.0 x 2.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., brown ink "H. Allingham". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1889


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5925


Artist information

Helen Allingham

Artist profile

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Fine Art Society (London), London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Fine Art Society 1889


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 7. no catalogue numbers

Anthony Lester (Compilator), The exhibited works of Helen Allingham RWS, 1848–1926, Wallingford, 1979, p 12.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 24, 27, col illus p 227.

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, pp 443–44 (10 Sep 1889).

Annabel Watts, Helen Allingham's cottage homes revisited, Godalming, 2002, p 83.

AGNSW archive 55/1889, 26 Apr 1889.

Water-colour drawings by Mrs. Allingham entitled "On the Surrey border", London, 1889. cat.no. 50

AGNSW archive 103/1889, 05 Jul 1889.