Herbert GIBBS

Alverstoke, Southampton, England 1852 – South Perth, Western Australia, Australia 1940

  • Australia from 1881

Fremantle from the sea 1896 Place made: Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in brush and gouache over hand-printed background over white chalk ground Support: off-white wove paper

Primary Insc: Titled lower left within image in watercolour, 'FREMANTLE from the sea'. Signed and dated lower right within image in brown watercolour, 'Herbert Gibbs 1896'.
Dimensions: image 19.5 h x 29.6 w cm sheet 26.0 h x 35.8 w cm Mount B 40.5 h x 55.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Wordsworth Collection, purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1001
Subject: Collection: The Wordsworth collection of Western Australian colonial art, acquired 2010. Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Marie Louise Wordsworth, Perth, October 2010.