Design for large decoration (also known as Pastoral)
Australia, England, Australia
08 Apr 1867 - 01 Sep 1943
oil on wood
30.3 x 60.7 cm board; 29.2 x 60.0 cm sight edge; 49.7 x 80.0 x 3.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.l., yellow oil "SmikE". Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Fifteenth Annual Exhibition of the Art Society of New South Wales (1894), York Street Skating Rink, Sydney, Sep 1894 -
(James R Lawson auction sale 24 June 1970), James R. Lawson Pty Ltd, Sydney, 24 Jun 1970 -
An exhibition of art nouveau in Australia:
- Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat 05 Feb 1981–04 Mar 1981
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 21 Mar 1981–20 Apr 1981
- Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane 19 May 1981–22 Jun 1981
- S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks 17 Jul 1981–17 Aug 1981
Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jun 1991–25 Aug 1991
Australian Impressionism, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 31 Mar 2007–08 Jul 2007
Australian Symbolism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 May 2012–22 Jul 2012
Referenced in 7 publications
Jane Clark, Australian Impressionism, 'High Noon on the Hawkesbury River: Arthur Streeton in the Hawkesbury District of New South Wales', pg. 261-268, Melbourne, 2007, 246, 268, 341, 256 (colour illus.). cat.no. 13.6
Anne Gray, Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, 'The spirit of the land', pg. 45-70, Canberra, 2012, 49, 51, 53 (colour illus.).
Desmond Macaulay and Bettina Macaulay, Singing in the heart: Music and the art of Rupert Bunny, Queensland, 2007, 40 (colour illus.).
Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Sydney, 1991, 20, 79. cat.no. 82
Ron Radford, Art Gallery of Ballarat and Australian Gallery Directors Council, Art nouveau in Australia, Sydney, 1980, 20, 83. cat.no. 113
Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Art Society of New South Wales Fifteenth Annual Exhibition Catalogue, 1894, 40. cat.no. 372; titled 'Design for Large Decoration'
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art Society's exhibition', pg. 3, Sydney, 28 Sep 1894, 3.