Collection Online
Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
51.0 × 76.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
(Warwickshire), England
Inscription
incised in paint l.r.: Fred Whitehead (underlined)
Accession Number
141-2
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Alfred Felton, 1904
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Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Provenance

Collection of W. R. Wilson Esq. (d. 1900), Geelong and Melbourne, by 1897 until 1900; by whom lent to the NGV, 1897–98[1]; probably sold, Wilson estate sale, Neil Campbell (auctioneer), St Alban’s, Melbourne, 7 February 1901[2]; from where probably purchased by, or on behalf of, Alfred Felton (1831–1904), 1901; his collection, Melbourne, until 1904; by whom bequeathed to the NGV, 1904.

[1] Loaned by Wilson to the NGV for the duration of his on holiday to Europe. See ‘Art notes’ in the Leader, Melbourne, Saturday 11 December 1897, p. 5, Accessed:  http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197307941, and also ‘Notes and notices’, in The Australasian, Melbourne, 4 December 1897, p. 35, Accessed: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article138631264

[2] The W. R. Wilson estate sale was reported in the newspapers, with mention of a catalogue, however no copy has been found. See ‘Town Talk’ in Geelong Advertiser, Geelong, Thursday 7 February 1901, p. 2, Accessed: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article147712614 and ‘Town Talk’ in Geelong Advertiser, Geelong, Friday 8 February 1901, p. 2, Accessed: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article147712685.



Colourmen

Colourman
WINSOR & NEWTON
Location
Centre reverse of canvas
Transcription
PREPARED BY/WINSOR & NEWTON,/LIMITED/...,RATHBONE.../LONDON,/287809
Medium
Ink stamp
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