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Title

Mowing time

circa 1884


Artist

Alfred William Parsons

England

02 Dec 1847 - 16 Jan 1920


Details


Date

circa 1884


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour


Dimensions

59.4 x 45.6 cm image/sheet; 84.0 x 70.0 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., "ALFRED PARSONS.". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1887


Accession number

6032


Artist information

Alfred William Parsons

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition 1887


Referenced in 17 publications

Bibliography


Nicole Milette, Landscape-painter as landscape-gardener, the case of Alfred Parsons RA, 2 volumes. A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Jan 1997, vol 2, p 397.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 11, no 28.

Tom Roberts, The Argus, no 14150, 'The National Art Gallery of New South Wales', Melbourne, 31 Oct 1891, p 4.

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 360 (29 Sep 1887).

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 107, no 173.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 85, no 178.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 68, no 13. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 71, no 16. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 54, no 330.

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 79, no 217.

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 94, no 374.

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 62, no 50.

AGNSW archive 1k/1888, 02 Dec 1887.

AGNSW archive 1b/1888, 21 Sep 1887.

Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition, 1887, opened 21st June 1887. Official catalogue of the exhibits, Adelaide, 1887, p 72, no 138.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 103, no 148.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 115, no 152.