Shoalhaven Valley, New South Wales
1801 - 21 Aug 1878
pencil, watercolour, gouache, scraping out, gum on ivory wove paper
44.5 x 65.7 cm sheet; 44.6 x 64.5 cm sight edge; 66.6 x 86.5 x 5.4 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., red watercolour "C.Martens./ 1861".
Bequest of Dr and Mrs Sinclair Gillies 1952
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Samuel Elyard (1817-1910): Landscape painter and photographer, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 01 Jul 1982–08 Aug 1982
Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection (1991), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1991–07 Jul 1991
Illawarra: The garden of New South Wales, Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong, 25 Nov 1994–08 Jan 1995
19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2005–24 Jul 2005
Referenced in 5 publications
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 671 [Gallery No. 5], lent by Dr. Sinclair Gillies
Anne Ryan, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Colonial eyes', pg. 17-18, Sydney, 2000, 18, 26 (colour illus.), 301.
Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2005, 31 (colour illus.).
Unknown, Illawarra: the garden of New South Wales, Wollongong, 1994. cat.no. 16
Hendrik Kolenberg, Nineteenth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1991. cat.no. 49