John RUSSELL, Gulf of Rapallo, Ligurian Hills in snow Enlarge 1 /1


Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia 1858 – Randwick, New South Wales, Australia 1930

  • England 1880-84, France 1884-1912, Switzerland and Italy 1912-15, England 1915-21, Australia from 1921

Gulf of Rapallo, Ligurian Hills in snow (1920) Place made: Rapallo, Liguria, Genova province, Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, cardboard; gouache; graphite; paper painting in gouache over drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated on shoreline lower right in black pencil, 'Russell 12'. Titled lower edge in black pencil, 'Gulf of Rapallo. Ligurian Hills in Snow. Paravzi Famine.'
Dimensions: sheet 29.3 h x 39.0 w cm image 26.6 h x 37.2 w cm backing 40.6 h x 53.8 w cm sight 26.0 h x 36.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.94
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, April 1977;
  • From the exhibition, 'John Peter Russell 1858-1930, Watercolurs', Melbourne: Joseph Brown Gallery, 5 - 18 April 1977, cat. no., 35.