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oil on canvas
61.2 × 107.1 cm
inscribed (diagonally) in brown paint l.l.: J. Clayton Adams / 1878
inscribed in pen and brown ink on paper label on reverse u.r.: No 1. Trespa(...illeg.) / John Clayton Ada(...illeg.) / Eushurst Hill / No (o double underlined) Guildford
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Alfred Felton, 1904
Gallery location
Not on display

Exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1878, no. 453[i]; with Arthur Tooth & Sons (dealer), London, 1878; from where purchased by Robert H. Kinnear (1820–1902), by 1883[ii]; his collection, Brookong House, Toorak, Melbourne, until 1902; collection of Alfred Felton (1831–1904), Melbourne, by 1902 until 1904; by whom bequeathed to the NGV, 1904.[iii]

[i] H. Blackburn, ed., Academy Notes, London, 1878, p. 45

[ii] ‘Art notes: Private collections and collectors no. 1’, The Argus, Saturday 7 July 1883, p. 4.

[iii] Felton list, L.B. Hall papers, National Library, Canberra, Ms. 10814.

Exhibited: Royal Academy, London, 1878, no. 453; Diamond Jubilee Loan Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, 1897, no. 58, owner R.H. Kinnear.