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Title

The old houseboat

1935-1945


Artist

Hans Feibusch

Germany, England

15 Aug 1898 - 18 Jul 1998


Details


Date

1935-1945


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

50.8 x 76.2 cm stretcher; 63.7 x 89.0 x 6.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., black paint "H F". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1946


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7820


Artist information

Hans Feibusch

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from David Jones Art Gallery 1946. Purchased from the 'London Group Exhibition' 18 March - 2 April 1946.


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 57 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 79. cat.no. 634

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Twenty three British painters, Sydney, 1953, 7. cat.no. 20