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Title

An island festival

1907


Artist

Charles Sims

England

1873 - 13 Apr 1928


Details


Other Title

The Island Festival


Date

1907


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Accessioned 1917


Location

Not on display


Accession number

710


Artist information

Charles Sims

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Charles Sims, England, Acquired by the AGNSW from the artist 1917 in exchange for 'Swallows' by Sims, purchased in 1912


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 158, no 1981.

Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 177, illus p 177.

Picture making: technique and inspiration, London, 1934, pp 78-79, 98-99, 105, illus pl 17.

The Art Journal, London, Sep 1910, p 260.