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Slumbering sea, Mentone
1887

Artist/s name
Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
51.3 x 76.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Mentone, Victoria
Accession Number
A12-1980
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with the assistance of a special grant from the Government of Victoria, 1979
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Gallery 5
Level 2, NGV Australia
About

‘In spite of the heat, the vile hammocks we slept in, the pest of flies and the puce-coloured walls, we had a great time here … On Sundays we took a billy and chops and tomatoes down to a beautiful little bay which was full of fossils, where we camped for the day. We returned home during the evening through groves of exquisite tea-trees, the sea serene, the cliffs at Sandringham flushed with the afterglow.’

Arthur Streeton, quoted in William Moore, The Story of Australian Art, 1934

Colourmen

Colourman
ARTISTIC STATIONERY COY
Location
Centre reverse of canvas
Transcription
ART...|STATI....ERY/COY/MEL...
Medium
Ink stamp