William Quiller ORCHARDSON<br/>
<em>The first cloud</em> 1887 <!-- (recto) --><br />

oil on canvas<br />
134.8 x 193.7 cm<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Purchased, 1887<br />
p.312.1-1<br />


NGV Senior Curator of International Art Dr. Ted Gott discusses his two favourite works in the Collection – Sir William Quiller Orchardson’s The First Cloud and August Friedrick Albrecht Schenck’s Anguish.

Artwork 1
The First Cloud, 1887 | William Quiller ORCHARDSON
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Artwork 2
Anguish, c. 1878 | August Friedrich Albrecht SCHENCK
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