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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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6032


Artist information

Alfred William Parsons

Artist profile

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 19 publications

Bibliography


Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 154–55, col illus p 155.

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

Peter Raissis, Look, 'Hidden treasures revealed', Sydney, May 2017-Jun 2017, pp 42–48: col illus p 45.

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

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

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.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, p 360 (29 Sep 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, 1928, p 115, no 152.

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.