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Cecil LAWSON
Marshlands 1876

Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
122.2 × 182.7 cm
Inscription
inscribed in red and black paint l.r.: Cecil G. LawSon (Son underlined) / 1876.
Accession Number
575-2
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1913
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Provenance

Remained with the artist until his death in 1882; by descent to his widow, Constance Lawson (1854–1929, née Birnie Philip), 1882; collection of James Staats Forbes (1823–1904), by 1888, until c. 1901; collection of George McCulloch (1848–1907), London, by 1900–07; by descent to his wife, Agnes Coutts Michie (formerly McCulloch), until 1913; included in the McCulloch collection sale, Christie's, London, 23, 29-30 May 1913, no. 158; from where purchased, on the advice of Frank Gibson and Sidney Colvin, for the Felton Bequest, 1913.

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