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Title

The haymakers

1850s


Artist

John Absolon

England

1815 - 1873 or 1895


Details


Date

1850s


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and gum over traces of pencil


Dimensions

45.8 x 76.4 cm image/sheet; 68.0 x 98.5 x 5.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1952


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8657


Artist information

John Absolon

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Jean Cotter, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from Mrs Jean Cotter in 1952


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities, Sydney, 1993, p 7. no catalogue numbers

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 22–23, col illus p 23.

Trustees' minutes 1952, 23 May 1952, p 3.

Trustees' minutes 1952, 27 Jun 1952, p 4.