Teignmouth, Devonshire, England 1825
Wadhurst, England 1915
- France 1838-48
- Australia 1850-55
- New Zealand 1855-56
- Australia 1856-62
Sky effects, sketched at sea near the Equator
20 March 1862
Materials & Technique:
drawings, cardboard; graphite; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: 5 sheets of thin cardboard mounted on thin cardboard
Primary Insc: not signed or fully dated.
Titled lower edge of backing in pen and black ink, 'Sky effects, sketched at sea on board Gt Britain S.S. , near equator March 20th 1862'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed sheet 1 lower left in black pencil, '20th March - sunrise - near line'.
Inscribed sheet 4 lower left in black pencil, 'Sun Set'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing upper centre, 'AV. 4'.
sheet 1 7.6 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 2 6.2 h x 11.2 w cm sheet 3 7.6 h x 11.2 w cm sheet 4 5.3 h x 13.8 w cm sheet 5 5.8 h x 13.8 w cm backing 27.7 h x 35.7 w cm
: Purchased 1973 Accession No
: NGA 73.694
- With the artist until his death in 1915.
- By family descent.
- Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, November 1973