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Title

Kurrachee

circa 1882


Artist

Arthur Melville

Scotland

10 Apr 1855 - 28 Aug 1904


Details


Other Titles

Street Scene

Kurrachee, India

Kurrachan


Date

circa 1882


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

29.0 x 49.0 cm image/sheet; 54.2 x 72.0 x 2.3 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., "Arthur Melville./...". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1952


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8694


Artist information

Arthur Melville

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW in London in 1952

Probably G J Mackinlay, by 1906


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 10.

Agnes Ethel Mackay, Arthur Melville, Scottish Impressionist (1855–1904), Leigh-on-Sea, 1951, p 136, no 173. As 'Kurrachee street scene, a.' Lent by J Mackinlay, Esq to R.I. 1906 (90).

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 138–39, col illus pp 136–37 (detail), 139.

The exhibition of the collected works of Arthur Melville RWS, ARSA, London, 1906, p 23, no 90. As 'A Kurrachee Street Scene', signed "Arthur Melville, Kurrachee" A water colour. Lent by James MacKinlay, Esq.

Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981.

Arthur Melville, adventures in colour, Edinburgh, 2015, p 50.

Trustees' minutes 1952, 11 Jun 1952, p 3452.