David DAVIES, The green vase Enlarge 1 /1


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1864 – Looe, England 1939

  • France, England 1890-93, from 1897

The green vase c.1923 Description: recto
Place made: Dieppe, Haute-Normandie, Département de la Seine-Maritime, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left in brush and black ink, 'D Davies'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left upside down in black pencil, '193 / The green / vase /8 8'. Inscribed verso upper left upside down in black pencil, '84/85' . Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '22' (in circle). Inscribed verso upper right in black ink, 'No 28'. Inscribed verso centre right on label in red pencil, 'No / 23'.
Dimensions: image 38.0 h x 31.6 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 31.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1583A
  • Collection the artist's grandchildren, by descent.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Malvern Fine Art Gallery, 1979, from the exhibition 'David Davies: the expatriate period', Melbourne, Malvern Fine Art Gallery, 1978, cat. no.23. The exhibition was organised by London art dealer Tony Cowden, the works sourced from the artists grandchildren.