- Other Title
- The birdcatchers Bayswater 40 Years Ago Bayswater 1814
- retouched 1859 1814
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas
- 93.8 x 127.3 cm stretcher; 127.2 x 162.5 x 9.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed and dated, "J Linnell 14 ret'59".
- Purchased 1891
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Referenced in 4 publications
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 114, illus p 114.
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 125, no 1355.
A.T. Story, Life of John Linnell, 1892, pp 87, 260.
Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 1.9.1891-4.5.1898, Sydney, 1891-1898, p 9 (6 Oct 1891). "The Trustees regret for example that the specimen of “Linnell” painted at the age of 22 is not a representative picture of that artist’s in the days of his well merited reputation many years subsequent to that date."
Thomas, England, Linnell at one time exchanged the painting with Thomas for one of Ham-House.
P & D Colnaghi and Co, 1845, London/England
Hatten, post 1859, England, Repainted for Hatten in 1859.
Charles P. Matthews, pre 06 Jun 1891, London/England, sold at Christie's sale 6 June 1891 lot no. 82 as 'Bayswater forty years ago 1814-1859'.
Christie's London, 06 Jun 1891, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christie's London, 6 June 1891, lot no. 82, through Messrs Vokins