Last of the trees, Kosciusko
09 Aug 1877 - 30 Apr 1964
The last of the trees
The last of the trees, Kosciusko
oil on canvas on cardboard
43.2 x 60.4 cm board; 54.8 x 72.7 x 4.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "HOWARD ASHTON/ 1923".
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1923), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 15 Sep 1923–13 Oct 1923
One hundred years of Australian art, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1945–1946
100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948
Referenced in 5 publications
Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 6. cat.no. 20; titled 'The last of the trees'
A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 15. cat.no. 10
One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 30; titled 'The last of the trees'
Daily telegraph, Sydney, 14 Sep 1923, unknown. Review of the Society of Artists exhibition.
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 137; priced 40 guineas