- Other Title
- The Island Festival
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas
- 194.2 x 298.1 cm; 191.5 x 300.5 cm sight edge; 224.9 x 334.2 x 10.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed l.l., "Sims". Not dated.
- Accessioned 1917
- Grand Courts
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Royal Academy of Arts, 1907, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1907–1907
Japan-British exhibition, London 1910, Exhibition Venue Unknown, , 1910–1910
International Exhibition Australia, 1912, Exhibition Venue Unknown, , 1912–1912
Venice Biennale (1914), La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, 1914–1914
Grand Courts Collection Rehang, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Nov 2021–2025
Referenced in 4 publications
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 177, illus p 177.
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 158, no 1981.
Charles Sims, Picture making: technique and inspiration, London, 1934, pp 78-79, 98-99, 105, illus pl 17.
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, Sep 1910, p 260.
Charles Sims, England, Acquired by the AGNSW from the artist 1917 in exchange for 'Swallows' by Sims, purchased in 1912