Great Britain in Egypt, 1886
Walter Charles Horsley
12 Feb 1855 - 18 May 1934
Great Britain in Europe
oil on canvas
122.5 x 154.9 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., oil "Walter C Horsley 87".
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Royal Academy of Arts, 1887, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 02 May 1887–01 Aug 1887
Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne 1888, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, 01 Aug 1888–31 Jan 1889
Orientalism - Delacroix to Klee:
Walter Charles Horsley, Purchased from the artist by the AGNSW 1889
Referenced in 26 publications
Anon., Sydney Morning Herald, no 16152, 'Review of the year – art', Sydney, 31 Dec 1889, p 9.
Anon., The Art Journal, vol 5, 'The Royal Academy exhibition', London, Jul 1887, pp 245–48: illus p 247.
Anon., The Art Journal, vol 5, 'The Royal Academy exhibition', London, Aug 1887, pp 277–80: p 279.
Anon., Athenaeum, no 3109, 'The Royal Academy (Third notice)', London, 28 May 1887, pp 708–10: p 710.
Roger Benjamin, Ursula Prunster, Lynne Thornton and Mounira Khemir, Orientalism – Delacroix to Klee, Sydney, 1997-1998, p 89, no 33, col illus p 89.
Henry Blackburn (Editor), Academy notes 1887, London, 1887, p 20.
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 90, illus p 90.
Algernon Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904, London, 1905-1906, vol 4, p 163.
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 106, no 1039.
J Lake, Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne: official guide to the picture galleries and catalogue of fine arts, Melbourne, 1888-1889, p 21, no 77.
Claude Phillips, Academy, no 785, 'The Royal Academy - II', London, 21 May 1887, pp 368–69: p 369.
John Saxby (Editor), Look, Sydney, Oct 2015, col illus p 51.
Colin McKay Smith, Daily Telegraph, 'The National Art Gallery of New South Wales', Sydney, 13 Apr 1897.
Triumvir, Sydney Morning Herald, no 15960, 'Art, Music and the drama', Sydney, 18 May 1889, p 7.
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 411 (30 Jan 1889).
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 404 (27 Nov 1888).
National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1912, p 63, no 196.
National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 52, no 172.
National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 29, 72.
The exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, MDCCCLXXXVII, the one hundred and nineteenth, London, 1887, p 38, no 1047.
Official record of the Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888–1889, Melbourne, 1890, p 641, no 36.
Loan collection of works of art contributed by Trustees National Art Gallery of NSW and members of the Art Society of NSW […]: Catalogue. The present movement for the distribution of Art Works embraces the simultaneous exhibitions of lie Loan Collections at Bathurst, Goulburn and Newcastle, Which may be interchanged between these centres periodically, Sydney, 1895, np, no 27.
National Art Gallery (report of trustees for the year 1889), Sydney, 1890, p 1.
Fifth Autumn exhibition, Manchester, 1887, p 21, no 197.