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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

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW in London in 1952

Probably G J Mackinlay, by 1906


Referenced in 6 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).

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

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

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.

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