David DAVIES, Old house, Dieppe Enlarge 1 /1


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1864 – Looe, England 1939

  • France, England 1890-93, from 1897

Old house, Dieppe c.1924 Title Notes: According to a lable attached to the back of the work, the watercolour was exhibited in May 1926.
Place made: Dieppe, Haute-Normandie, Département de la Seine-Maritime, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour over underdrawing in black pencil Support: off-white wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right within image in watercolour, 'D. DAVIES'. not dated. not titled
Tertiary Insc: Lable verso, '#26. OLD HOUSE, DIEPPE/ 29 x 21.5 cm / Signed: L/R./ Exh: Fine Art Society Gallery/ David Davies, May 1926. No. 24/ Insc: 'Old House, Dieppe No. 10'/ verso./ This painting, although as above with/ the number on the reverse (No. 10)/ not relating to the exhibition number/ (No.24), would appear to have been/ exhibited in 1926 nonetheless.' Lable verso, 'Anthong A. Cowden / David davies (1862-1939) / Exhibited / The Expatriate Period / Malvern Fine Art Gallery Nov. 1978 no. 26 / Plymoth City Art Gallery Nov. 1932. no. 10 / Fine Art Society Gallery, Melbourne / May 1926 no. 24 (Note - see catalogue 1978)'.
Dimensions: image 30.6 h x 22.0 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 22.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Dr Anne Gray, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.74
  • Collection the artist's grandchildren, by descent.
  • Collection of Anna Gray, purchased from Anthony Cowden, London, 1978.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Gray, Canberra, 2009.