1867, English, Art work edition: Melbourne from the Botanical Gardens in 1867. [picture]. Gritten, Henry, 1818-1873, (artist.)

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Melbourne from the Botanical Gardens in 1867
 
Bookmark: https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/182163466
Physical Description
  • painting : oil on academy board ; 35.6 x 25.7 cm., in frame 48.7 x 64.0 cm.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Melbourne from the Botanical Gardens in 1867..
Creator
  • Gritten, Henry, 1818-1873, (artist.)
Medium
  • [picture]
Physical Description
  • painting : oil on academy board ; 35.6 x 25.7 cm., in frame 48.7 x 64.0 cm.
Subjects
Biography
  • Henry Gritten was born in England and arrived in Australia in 1853.
Notes
  • Signed and dated in black paint l.l.: H. Gritten. 1867.
  • Inscribed on oval paper label in black ink on verso of frame l.l.: Me 55 /​ H298.
  • Bears paper label 6.0 x 11.7 cm on bottom of frame on verso : From /​ Isaac Whitehead /​ Fine Art Repository /​ 178 Collins Street East /​ Melbourne.
  • Frame: gilt plaster and wood.
  • Related works: Melbourne from the Botanic Gardens /​ H. Gritten. Not dated, oil ; 22.5 x 35.6 cm. National Gallery of Victoria (1414/​5); Melbourne from the Botanical Gardens c 1867 /​ H. Gritten. Oil ; 80.0 x 134.0 cm. (LT 1070); View of Melbourne, looking across the Yarra from the Botanic Gardens with Mount Macedon in the Distance /​ H. Gritten. 1865, oil ; 51.5 x 80.0 cm. Sold Christie's, March 1977, no.16.
  • This work is out of copyright
  • Isaac Whitehead, 178 Collins Street East, 1867.
  • Gemmell &​ Co., 1891.
  • Purchased by the Joint Trustees of the Public Library, National Gallery and Museums, 1891.
  • "Converting the Wilderness: the Art of Gardening in Colonial Australia", Art Gallery Directors Council, travelling Australia, 1979
  • "Art Record: the Cataloguing of Australian Oil Paintings in the State Library of Victoria", 16 Mar. - 12 May 1991
  • "Gardenesque: Cultivating the Garden State", Keith Murdoch Gallery, State Library of Victoria, 8 October 2004 - February 2005
Cited In
  • Converting the wilderness: the art of gardening in colonial Australia; catalogue of a travelling exhibition arranged by the Art Gallery Directors' Council, 1979.
Language
  • English
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