British Watercolours 1760–1900
The Age of Splendour

Key works

  • Samuel PALMER
The Golden City: Rome from the Janiculum 1873 


watercolour and gouache with traces of pencil, black chalk and gum arabic
51.4 x 71.0 cm (sheet)
Lister 668

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by members of the Varley Family, 1927
3470-3

    Samuel PALMER
    The Golden City: Rome from the Janiculum 1873
    watercolour and gouache with traces of pencil, black chalk and gum arabic
    51.4 x 71.0 cm (sheet)
    Lister 668
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Presented by members of the Varley Family, 1927
    3470-3

  • J. M. W. TURNER
The Red Rigi 1842 


watercolour, wash and gouache with some scratching out
30.5 x 45.8 cm (sheet)
Wilton 1525

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1947
1704-4

    J. M. W. TURNER
    The Red Rigi 1842
    watercolour, wash and gouache with some scratching out
    30.5 x 45.8 cm (sheet)
    Wilton 1525
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1947
    1704-4

  • Paul SANDBY
Windsor Castle: The Round Tower, Royal Court and Devil's Tower from the Black Rod (c. 1767) 


watercolour and gouache over traces of pencil
29.7 x 43.7 cm (sheet)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1922
1260B-3

    Paul SANDBY
    Windsor Castle: The Round Tower, Royal Court and Devil's Tower from the Black Rod (c. 1767)
    watercolour and gouache over traces of pencil
    29.7 x 43.7 cm (sheet)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1922
    1260B-3