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1001640
  • Title
    [Explorers on riverbank, 190-? / by John Samuel Watkins]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ML 1485
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 1, West Wall, no. 25
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    [190-?]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1001640
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on canvas - semicircular image 33.0 x 88.0 cm, in frame 57.0 x 101 cm
  • Collection history
    Painting previously offered for sale on 29 October 1987 at Sotheby's, Fine Australian Paintings, Books and Manuscripts, Sydney, Lot 288, Savill Galleries
  • Scope and Content
    Oil painting, semi-circular in shape, in a gilt rectangular frame probably of a group of explorers on a river bank.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Title taken from Menzies, The Stock In-trade of Savill Galleries, Melbourne, 22 September 2016, Lot 352
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Unsigned.
    Labels attached verso of painting: "Menzies. Artist: John Samuel Watkins. Title: Explorers on Riverbank. Lot 352. Sale: 22/9/2016. Stock No.2440" (Top right corner); "[DS] Watkins, John Samuel. Explorers. Oil on Canvas 32 x 87 cm" (top left corner); "Charles Hewitt Frames Pty Ltd" (bottom centre)
    Signed on verso: "DS 327" (top left corner) and "GM 187" (top right corner)
  • Date note

    Dated by Mitchell Librarian, September 2016

    Reference:
    Library correspondence file
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