John RUSSELL, Toward the sunset, Switzerland 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

Toward the sunset, Switzerland 1915 Place made: Schonried, Gstaad, Bern Canton, Switzerland
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; graphite; paper drawing in gouache over black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower centre in black pencil, 'Russell'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in coloured pencil 'Toward the Sunset/Switzd/15'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'A80'.
Dimensions: sheet 25.0 h x 32.0 w cm sight 24.2 h x 30.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.95
  • 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., 5, (illustrated)