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Title

Bin Tepe, Sardis

1877


Artist

William Simpson

Scotland

28 Aug 1823 - 17 Apr 1899


Details


Other Title

The Bin Tepe Sandis


Date

1877


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour highlights over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

47.4 x 75.4 cm image; 52.5 x 78.5 cm sheet; 73.5 x 105.0 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.c., "...Wm. Simpson / 1877.".


Credit

Gift of Mrs Maria E Simpson 1911


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5937


Artist information

William Simpson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Mrs Maria E Simpson, Gift of Mrs Maria E Simpson 1911


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 176, 179, col illus p 179.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 11, no 33.

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).

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 77, no 11.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 66, no 11.

AGNSW archive BF49/1911, Jul 1911.

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

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 79, no 11. Revised edition 1926.