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The evening bath
(Le bain du soir)
(1925)

Artist/s name
Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
46.2 x 63.8 cm
Accession Number
1770-3
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1925
© Estate of Charles Wheeler
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display

Frame

Charles WHEELER
The evening bath (1925)
Framemaker
John Thallon
122 Little Collins Street,
Melbourne
Date
1896-1908
Materials

The frame is made using composition ornaments on a wooden chassis, the inner scotia is covered with net. The surface is false gold throughout, including the slip.  The finish is matte with a thin dark wash.  The swept edges are formed from composition.

Condition

Composition leading edges to swept sides have ‘sprung’.  Original finish throughout.

Dimensions
68.0 x 86.0 x 10.0 cm; sight 44.5 x 62.2 cm
Charles WHEELER
The evening bath (1925) (colourman)
About

Frames in this Louis XV revival style appear on paintings over a long time span.